Expertise in a Dynamic Field
Innovations and advancements over the past few years and the foreseeable future have led to unprecedented growth of this vibrant industry. Meunier Carlin & Curfman advises our clients on discoveries and developments throughout the biotechnology sector, including those in medical, agricultural, industrial, and bioinformatics fields. Examples of technologies we have handled include molecular and cellular therapeutics and diagnostics, biomarkers, bioimaging, biomaterials, protein and genetic engineering, and tissue engineering, amongst many others.
Our expertise in counseling on groundbreaking discoveries includes drafting patent applications; preparing patentability, invalidity, non-infringement, and freedom to operate opinions; and prosecuting US and foreign patent applications. Our attorneys and patent agents, including several with PhDs, have a broad spectrum of expertise in areas that include molecular biology, cellular biology, immunology, microbiology, molecular pathogenesis, and medicine.
We have represented a variety of clients in every stage of biotechnology development, including startup, growth-stage, and large multinational biotechnology companies. This includes developers and manufacturers of biomedical therapeutics, diagnostics, and biomaterials; food and dietary supplements; and agricultural products. We also have extensive experience working with universities and research institutes to develop patent portfolios that can be licensed or used to spin out startup ventures.