North America. Sectors of Expertise: Biotech & Pharmaceuticals

Registered patent attorney and non-practicing physician with the Pharmaceutical Law Group. Focuses on the strategic interaction of Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) regulations, intellectual property law, and technology licensing.

Represented the research-based pharmaceutical trade association, life sciences manufacturers and distributors, and trade associations on market exclusivity strategies, domestic intellectual property issues; regulatory, strategic and legal matters

Testified on behalf of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) before the US Congress and before federal government on FDA regulation, IP, and antitrust in the pharmaceutical industry

Lecturer at the University of California School of Law (Boalt Hall), on “Exclusive Rights in the Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Industries,” and adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center, on “Innovation in Biomedical Technology.”

J.D., cum laude, Harvard Law School, 1986; M.D., Duke Medical School, 1987; A.B. (Biochemical Sciences), magna cum laude, Harvard College, 1981