Brenda Jarrell, Charles Lyon,
Paul Pysher, Bill Haulbrook
Choate helps Tufts University craft its intellectual property portfolio around its revolutionary optics, photonics, and high technology products based on silk.
Choate counsels multiple companies focused on engineering microbial cells to produce chemical compounds of interest, and the firm has secured for such companies the issued patents to engineered strains.
Choate served as counsel to Japanese pharmaceutical company Eisai Research Institute with respect to intellectual property relating to targeted drug and diagnostic delivery after Eisai’s purchase of Choate’s former client Transmolecular, Inc., a neuroscience biotechnology company.
Choate represented privately held oncology-focused pharmaceutical company Tesaro, Inc. in its acquisition of an oncology supportive care product from OPKO Health, Inc., a publicly traded healthcare company involved in the discovery, development and commercialization of pharmaceutical products.
"the most focused and attentive patent group in the region"
IAM Patent 1000
Experts in IP
Expert representation of leading companies and research institutions in all aspects of intellectual property strategy, including protection, commercialization and enforcement.
Full Range of IP Services
Full range of IP services, including patent prosecution; trademark prosecution; copyright protection; and trade secrets and unfair competition counseling. One of first major Boston firms to establish patent group. IP due diligence for investors and acquirers. Decades of litigation experience representing technology and life sciences companies in IP disputes.
Recognized among the world’s leading patent practitioners for Prosecution and Transactions in the IAM Patent 1000. Ranked as patent strategy and management team of the year by LMG Life Sciences, a top Tier 1, “highly recommended” firm for Intellectual Property in Massachusetts, as well as a top firm nationally for Patent Prosecution, Patent Contentious and Bio Life Sciences, by Managing Intellectual Property.
World Class Transactional & Licensing Capability
Among most experienced and knowledgeable technology transaction and licensing lawyers in the US in all areas.
Lawyers have extensive industry experience, and provide wise and practical counsel on business risks and opportunities unique to relevant sectors, including strategic advice on positiong intellectual property assets relative to those of other industry players.
Technology and life sciences company transactions in almost all 50 states and many foreign countries, especially in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Preeminent US – Canada cross-border practice.