Foley & Lardner LLP

Chemical, Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical

Foley’s Chemical, Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical attorneys serve the diverse needs of life sciences companies looking to meet the challenges of a competitive, dynamic marketplace. Our attorneys work with you to secure, manage, and enforce strong patents throughout the world.
All life sciences companies — whether start-ups or commercial-stage enterprises — grapple with challenges ranging from securing global IP protection to obtaining regulatory approvals. Our Chemical, Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical attorneys provide legal services to help protect your innovations while helping you identify opportunities to remain competitive in the industry.

The legal solutions we have provided to our clients include:

  • U.S. and foreign patent procurement, including accelerated examination and patent prosecution highway
  • Patent portfolio management
  • Patent enforcement
  • Freedom to operate analysis and product clearance
  • Licensing and technology transfer
  • Due diligence in mergers and acquisitions and financing transactions
  • Defense of infringement claims