NEW YORK, March 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — In recognition of purchasers’ essential want for mental property and life sciences authorized counsel, Greenberg Traurig, LLP continues to develop its market dominance in these areas. The worldwide regulation agency has added to 5 attorneys and a patent agent to its Intellectual Property and Technology and Life Sciences practices. Becoming a member of as Shareholders are Dr. Prashant Girinath and Dr. David Steven Harburger in Boston, and Dr. Charles Andres, in Washington D.C. They convey sturdy life sciences expertise to current capabilities.
“These essential IP laterals apply in key areas the place we’re already sturdy and to which we’ve a dedication to proceed to develop with strategic and centered additions,” mentioned Greenberg Traurig Chief Govt Officer Brian L. Duffy. “This staff has a longtime and dynamic popularity for immediate, inventive, proactive service to life sciences and biotechnology ventures.”
The group joins from Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C. (WSGR), the place they have been longtime members of the patents and innovation apply. Additionally becoming a member of Greenberg Traurig from the group’s former agency are their former colleagues, as Associates David G. Mata, Ph.D. in Washington, D.C., and Cecily Wilbanks, Ph.D. in Boston; and Patent Agent, Diana Hendricks, within the Orange County, CA workplace, together with a number of valued assist enterprise employees members.
The skilled and collaborative group represents purchasers within the extremely in-demand biotech and life sciences sectors, together with rising and predictive applied sciences in pharmaceutical and biotech. Additionally they serve purchasers in mental property, transactional, and regulatory issues throughout markets.
“Having Prashant, Charles, and David be a part of speaks to one of many agency’s core objectives of attracting numerous teams of attorneys who’ve distinctive and diverse expertise, along with their wonderful authorized popularity and dedication to our- excessive degree of shopper service. Prashant’s track-record in IP technique and licensing, Harburger’s methodical portfolio administration, and Andres’s thought management on the IP-regulatory intersection present a full-suite of IP associated providers for rising firms and complement the increasing life sciences arm of our apply group as we proceed to construct Greenberg Traurig’s preeminent life sciences apply. These strategic hires additional replicate our dedication to the life sciences and biotech sectors,” mentioned the co-chairs of the agency’s Mental Property Apply shareholders Ian C. Ballon, Viola Bensinger, Scott J. Bornstein, and Mark R. Galis, in a joint assertion.
“Greenberg Traurig’s international attain and all-round capabilities with over 2,200 attorneys all over the world, supplies us a novel alternative to service all authorized wants for our purchasers beneath one roof, no matter dimension, specialization, and site wherever on this planet. Importantly, the agency’s dedication, funding, and observe file in variety resonates effectively with our staff’s imaginative and prescient and goals,” Girinath mentioned.
“Greenberg Traurig affords the platform, dedication to excellence within the supply of authorized providers, and popularity that we all know will profit our purchasers. Moreover, our expertise provides to the agency’s already sturdy groups centered on patent prosecution, life sciences, and rising applied sciences. We had many choices earlier than us and intentionally selected Greenberg Traurig for these causes as one of the best new house for our rising apply,” mentioned Girinath, Harburger, and Andres in a joint assertion.
Earlier this month, the agency added as shareholders David A. Gay, Ph.D., to its Mental Property & Know-how and Life Sciences & Medical Know-how practices within the Los Angeles office, and Andrew F. Halaby within the Litigation and Intellectual Property Litigation practices within the Phoenix office. In January, patent lawyer Nigamnarayan Acharya joined the apply as a shareholder in Atlanta. Earlier, Stephen G. Anderson, Ph.D., joined as an of counsel, registered patent lawyer, within the Orlando workplace. With these hires, Greenberg Traurig has 18 attorneys and patent brokers with Ph.D. levels.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Mental Property & Know-how Apply: With greater than 220 mental property attorneys and patent brokers in the US, Asia, and Europe, Greenberg Traurig supplies a broad vary of patent, trademark and copyright safety and strategic counseling. Greenberg Traurig was named “Legislation Agency of the Yr” for Trademark Legislation and a “Nationwide Tier 1” Legislation Agency for IP Litigation, Patent Legislation and Litigation, Copyright Legislation, and Know-how Legislation by U.S. Information and Greatest Legal professionals, 2020 “Greatest Legislation Corporations.”
About Greenberg Traurig’s Life Sciences & Medical Know-how Group: Greenberg Traurig’s Life Sciences & Medical Technology Group advises purchasers starting from start-ups to giant multinational public firms to main analysis establishments. The group’s attorneys work intently with purchasers, offering modern authorized counsel to assist them obtain their goals – from discovery by commercialization and product advertising and marketing.
About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has roughly 2200 attorneys in 40 areas in the US, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Center East. GT has been acknowledged for its philanthropic giving, variety, and innovation, and is persistently among the many largest companies within the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the many Prime 20 on the Am Legislation World 100. The agency is web carbon impartial with respect to its workplace vitality utilization and Mansfield Rule 3.0 Licensed. Internet: www.gtlaw.com
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