Patent Counseling & Prosecution – Agricultural Science

Scientist lawyers protecting and monetizing revolutionary technologies

Why Cooley

100+ life sciences patent lawyers and professionals (with PhDs, MDs or other advanced degrees) across the US and Europe

Dedicated agricultural sciences patent team comprised of nearly a dozen patent lawyers and professionals with PhDs and technical expertise across all of the pertinent areas in the plant science, agrochemical and agbiotech fields

Co-led by partner Dr. Chris Holly and senior counsel Dr. Erich Veitenheimer, a former plant breeder/biostatistician with DeKalb-Pfizer Genetics and senior corn breeder with DeKalb Genetics International

Team includes former patent examiners from the USPTO

In-depth experience with all three forms of IP protection for plants: utility patents, plant patents and plant variety protection certificates

Team maintains excellent professional relationship with the Department of Agriculture’s Plant Variety Protection Office

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Powerhouse firm representing major corporations and emerging entities in the life sciences industry


Patent Strategy and Management Firm of the Year

LMG Life Sciences

2022 Honoree