Dr. Jarrell is described by clients as an IP lawyer with keen business savvy. Her extensive technical credentials make her well versed in a wide variety of technologies in the biotech, pharmaceutical, and specialty chemical industries. Dr. Jarrell represents companies and institutions at all stages of the life sciences business lifecycle, as well as those who invest in them, guiding IP protection and competitive positioning strategies, negotiating strategic transactions, and providing creative solutions to IP and technology-related challenges.
Dr. Jarrell is a member of the Firm’s Executive Committee and is co-chair of the Life Sciences Group and the Intellectual Property Group. She was named “Attorney of the Year - Patent Strategy & Management - Massachusetts” by LMG Life Sciences in 2017 and 2016, an “Intellectual Property Trailblazer” by The National Law Journal and named the 2016 Boston “Lawyer of the Year” for Biotechnology Law by Best Lawyers and a “Top Woman of Law” by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. She was also ranked among the top 50 women Massachusetts Super Lawyers. Dr. Jarrell is listed by Chambers USA and Best Lawyers in America. She has been listed in The Legal 500, named a World’s Leading Patent Practitioner by IAM Patent 1000 and recognized by Managing Intellectual Property as an “IP Star” and among the “Top 250 Women in IP” nationwide. In 2017, Dr. Jarrell was named to Who's Who Legal's list of top Life Sciences transactional attorneys. She was also included in the Patent Expert Guide in 2015 and 2017, placing her among “the world’s leading practitioners” in patent law.
Kristen C. Buteau
Brian D. Goldstein
Practice Group Leader - Business & Technology
Robert A. Licht
Charles E. Lyon, DPhil
Practice Group Leader - Intellectual Property
Eric J. Marandett
Practice Group Leader - IP Litigation
Rolando Medina, PhD
John P. Rearick, PhD
Brian E. Reese, PhD, MBA
Robert N. Sahr, PhD
Christine G. Savage
Practice Group Leader - Healthcare
Stephanie L. Schonewald, PhD
Christopher P. Simpson
Melissa Bayer Tearney
Department Co-Chair - Litigation
Choate announced today that 48 of its attorneys – more than 75 percent of the Firm’s equity partners – have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019.
IAM describes the Firm as having a “reservoir of technological talent in its ranks as well as significant courtroom experience and a profound understanding of how to seal favourable licensing deals.”
Foundation Medicine, Inc. and Guardant Health, Inc. announced an agreement to settle a patent infringement lawsuit brought by Foundation Medicine against Guardant concerning U.S. Patent No. 9,340,830.
Four Choate partners – Dr. William Haulbrook, Dr. Charles Lyon, Dr. Brenda Herschbach Jarrell, and Eric Marandett – have been singled out by Managing Intellectual Property Magazine as Global “IP Stars.
Managing Intellectual Property’s IP STARS named Dr. Brenda Herschbach Jarrell, co-chair of Choate’s Life Sciences and Intellectual Property Groups, to its 2018 Top 250 Women in IP guide.