Lab Experiments

Biotech and
Life Sciences

Cesari and McKenna has deep experience across the life sciences landscape including biotechnology, chemistry and medical devices. Many of our attorneys and agents hold advanced degrees and have relevant industry and research experience. Our technical expertise gives us great insight into specific technologies, systems and markets. As important, our understanding of the interrelated technologies often involved in a single invention allows us to provide coordinated guidance and effective solutions.

Our clients are innovators in a wide range of industries, including therapeutics, biologics, diagnostic tools, synthetic biology and nanotechnology, industrial enzymes,  and medical devices, among others.

Our Services Include:

  • Planning and developing patent portfolios that provide strategically valuable protection

  • Drafting valid and enforceable patent applications that withstand challenge 

  • Enforcing IP rights and defending against enforcement actions of others

  • Providing client counseling and opinions, including infringement, validity,  inventorship and freedom-to-operate opinions

  •  Advising on development and protection of IP assets to support financing and partnership objectives

  • Negotiating IP licenses and technology partnership agreements

  • Protecting valuable brands including trademark clearance, filing and portfolio management

Key Contacts

Jeannie Wu

Counsel

617-951-3043

Russel L. Widom

Patent Agent

617-951-3061

John T. Gutkoski

Partner

617-951-3066

Y. Rocky Tsao, Ph.D.

Partner

617-951-3059

Martin Z. Zhang

Partner

617-951-3011