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Biology and Biotechnology

Educated. Experienced. Knowledgeable.

Those working in the field of biotechnology, whether in a Fortune 500 company or a start-up, will tell you that intellectual property is the cornerstone of their business.  Biotechnology intellectual property is what creates value for businesses, and that’s why many of our clients call on our technical expertise and experience to develop proactive strategies, integrated with product development, to protect and defend critical intellectual property rights in all areas of biotechnology.  Our clients often look to us to provide information and analysis to steer the direction of their research, helping to avoid or minimize obstacles.  Recent court decisions have changed the landscape for patenting biotechnology inventions requiring new strategies to maximize patent protection for our clients.  Our attorneys have the experience and technical knowledge to provide innovative and creative strategies for preparing patent applications with the broadest possible coverage and prosecuting them to issuance.

Examples of technologies that we are intimately familiar with include:

  • Agriculture
  • Animal Models and Cell Lines
  • Antibodies and Antibody Engineering
  • Cell Biology
  • Delivery Systems
  • Diagnostics and Diagnostic Assays
  • Gene Silencing
  • Genomics
  • Molecular Biology
  • Neurobiology
  • Nucleic Acid Based Technologies
  • Plant Regeneration and Transformation
  • Proteomics
  • Stem Cells
  • Therapeutics
  • Transgenic Animals and Plants
  • Vaccines