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IP Attorney, Chair-Pharma/BIotech Practice Group
White Plains
Country United States  
Interests Science and Technology  
Degree: SJD  
Elizabeth M. Barnhard is the Chair of the Pharma/Biotech Practice Group, and works closely with clients to protect new inventions and products, with an emphasis on pharmaceutical and biological products and related technologies. Ms. Barnhard uses her many years of pharma industry and law firm experience to help clients create robust intellectual property portfolios that add value to their businesses. Having conducted, authored and supervised many patentability, freedom-to-operate, infringement, validity, product and manufacturing patent clearances in the areas of oncology/immunology, infectious diseases/virology, central nervous system disorders, cardiovascular/metabolic disorders, and molecular genetics, Ms. Barnhard helps her clients arrive at creative solutions to add value to their businesses and to manage risk. Ms. Barnhard is experienced in preparation and prosecution of biological, pharmaceutical, diagnostics, chemical, chemical engineering and mechanical arts patent applications, management of complex patent portfolios for major research and development alliances, and performing transactional and licensing work. With her experience in all phases of litigation and appeals of patent, trademark, copyright and unfair competition actions in federal and state courts, and Section 337 proceedings before the U.S. International Trade Commission, Ms. Barnhard works with her clients to get issues resolved expeditiously so they can focus on growing their businesses.
Focus Intellectual Property  
Skills Oncology, Immunology, Health Information Technology & Telemedicine, Intellectual Property, Biotechnology, Drug Discovery, Design, Development, and Delivery  

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