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09/24/2021 | News release | Distributed by Public on 09/24/2021 03:49

LMG Life Sciences Honors Carl Morales as Patent Strategy Attorney of the Year for New York

Dechert LLP's New York-based intellectual property partner and patent attorney Carl A. Morales, Ph.D. has been named "Patent Strategy Attorney of the Year - New York" at the LMG Life Sciences AmericasAwards 2021. The annual awards provide an opportunity for firms and individuals to showcase their most innovative and challenging work.

A partner in the patent sounseling and prosecution practice within Dechert's intellectual property group, Dr. Morales applies his scientific and legal training toward acquiring, protecting, and managing patent rights for clients in the biotechnology, chemistry, pharmaceutical, and medical device industries. He has particular expertise in developing and prosecuting patent portfolios for FDA-approved or soon-to-be approved drug products, including for products involved or expected to be involved in litigation. He also devises and executes strategies to secure second- and third-generation patent coverage that extends pharmaceutical product exclusivity.

A number of other Dechert partners were named as finalists in their respective categories:

  • David S. Rosenthal - finalist for "Venture Capital Attorney of the Year";
  • Katherine A. ("Kassie") Helm, Ph.D. - finalist for "General Patent Litigator of the Year - New York";
  • Andrea L.C. Reid - finalist for "Patent Strategy Attorney of the Year - Massachusetts";
  • Mark S. Cheffo - finalist for "Product Liability Attorney of the Year".

Dechert was also named as a finalist in the "Product Liability Firm of the Year" category.

Winners in all categories of the LMG Life Sciences Americas Awards were announced in an online ceremony on September 22.

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