Michael Tuscan

Partner in Charge – Washington, DC

Dr. Michael Tuscan focuses on the development, execution and enforcement of worldwide market exclusivity strategies for products and technologies that are the core asset of biotechnology companies of all sizes. Mike is partner in charge of the Washington DC office and is the former co-chair of Cooley's patent counseling and prosecution practice group.

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  • Forbius Agrees to Sell to Bristol Myers Squibb 

  • Iconic Therapeutics Series C Financing 

  • FibroGen Closes Largest Biotech IPO in 12 Years 

  • T2 Biosystems IPO 

  • Adamas Pharmaceuticals Initial Public Offering 

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  • Georgetown University Law Center
    JD, 1998

  • Emory University
    PhD, Molecular Biology

  • Illinois State University
    MS, Genetics

  • Carroll College
    BS, 1984

Admissions & Credentials

District of Columbia


Registered to practice before the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO)

Rankings & Accolades

    Best Lawyers in America: Technology Law

    Legal 500: Top Lawyer for Life Sciences and Patent Prosecution

    Managing Intellectual Property: IP Star

    Who's Who Legal: Top Patent Lawyer

    Best Lawyers: Leading IP Lawyer