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Alan W. Steele, M.D., Ph.D.

Of Counsel

Attorney on IP, patent, patent licensing, and trade secret, etc

Attorney on IP, patent, licensing, trade secret, etc

 

SPECIALITIES

  • Intellectual Property
  • domestic and foreign patent applications
  • strategic patent portfolio development and management
  • preparation of patentability, non-infringement, patent invalidity and patent clearance opinions
  • due diligence studies for patent portfolio licensing and acquisition transactions
  • trade secrets and litigation support

 

About Alan

asteele@lathropgage.com

www.lathropgage.com

Dr. Alan Steele has over a dozen years of experience in Intellectual Property and centers his practice around the preparation and prosecution of domestic and foreign patent applications in the fields of biotechnology, immunology, chemistry, nucleic acids, antibodies, pharmaceuticals, vaccines, therapeutics, molecular diagnostics and medical devices. His practice includes advising clients in strategic patent portfolio development and management, as well as the preparation of patentability, non-infringement, patent invalidity and patent clearance opinions. Dr. Steele's clients include leading hospitals and academic institutions, start-up companies, well-established small companies and large pharmaceutical companies. Dr. Steele has experience in due diligence studies for patent portfolio licensing and acquisition transactions, trade secrets and litigation support, including responding to a request to initiate march-in proceedings under the Bayh-Dole Act.