Debra Leith

Special Counsel

+1 206 452 8761
dleith@cooley.com

Dr. Debra K. Leith is special counsel in the life sciences practice group, after having joined Cooley in 2008. She has over 20 years of experience in the intellectual property and life sciences fields of law. Debra uses her broad professional experience in advising and counseling clients in a spectrum of life sciences transactions, from nondisclosure and technology licensing agreements to strategic alliances to intellectual property analyses and strategy. She represents a variety of life sciences clients, from startups to global pharmaceutical companies.

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Education

  • University of Washington School of Law
    JD, 1987

  • University of Oregon Health Sciences Center
    PhD, 1979

  • Linfield College
    BA, 1974


Admissions & Credentials

District of Columbia

Washington

Memberships

  • American Bar Association

  • Licensing Executives Society

  • Washington State Bar Association

  • District of Columbia Bar Association

  • Washington State Patent Law Association

  • Association of Corporate Patent Counsel

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association

Contact

+1 206 452 8761 office
+1 206 452 8800 fax
dleith@cooley.com

1700 Seventh Avenue
Suite 1900
Seattle, WA 98101-1355