Protecting and Enforcing the Intellectual Property Assets of Life Sciences Companies

Developing and monetizing your patent portfolio is critical in today’s competitive global market for drug development. We understand that patent procurement and IP portfolio management occurs within the context of each client’s business objectives and goals. We approach your IP strategy with your unique objectives in mind, while providing counsel to help you remain competitive in the industry. Our team conducts careful drafting of patent applications and skillful procurement of worldwide patent rights. We provide enforcement strategies in a cost-effective manner using our client-centric, real-time Budget Management Tool, Foley Collaborate, and other client initiatives, such as alternative fee arrangements that include risk-sharing. Our attorneys conduct due diligence analyses, freedom to operate opinions, and negotiate licensing and distribution agreements.

We have significant experience representing global life sciences companies in litigation proceedings. When your IP interests are threatened, we aggressively represent you in litigation, interferences, International Trade Commission actions, and other adversarial proceedings to help ensure optimal protection and exploitation of our your valuable technologies.