LMG Life Sciences Recognizes Marshall, Gerstein & Borun and Three Partners as Life Sciences Stars

May 31, 2012

Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP has been featured in the inaugural edition of LMG Life Sciences 2012, anew resource for pharmaceutical and life sciences executives seeking experienced legal counsel. Marshall, Gerstein & Borun is pleased to be listed among the leading law firms and attorneys in the life sciences sector.

In addition to the Firm’s recognition, Managing Partner Jeffrey S. Sharp and Partners David A. Gass and Li-Hsien (Lily) Rin-Laures, M.D., are recognized as Life Sciences Stars for their outstanding patent work in life sciences.

David A. Gass has served biotechnology companies, universities and research institutions for 20 years, helping develop and implement IP strategies for commercializing life-improving biotechnology inventions. His practice focuses on the acquisition and protection of intellectual property rights, especially patents, and he counsels clients about the protection of IP rights, maximizing patent term and patent life-cycle for products and freedom-to-operate issues relative to the IP rights of others.

Li-Hsien (Lily) Rin-Laures, M.D., is a strategic partner who uses intellectual property to achieve her clients’ business goals. With two decades of experience in building and assessing patent portfolios in the biopharma industry, as well as in negotiating licenses and strategic alliances, she anticipates issues and opportunities. She brings to her practice a unique insider’s perspective gained as former General Counsel of a publicly-held biotechnology company and insight acquired from managing patent portfolios for a number of FDA-approved drugs.

Jeffrey S. Sharp advances and protects clients’ innovations that develop complex products and methods in the areas of biotech, chemistry and chemical engineering. He counsels clients in their intellectual property matters and prosecutes patent portfolios on their behalf. Businesses profit from his in-depth knowledge and thoroughness derived from his educational training and more than 25 years experience in the fields of chemistry and biotechnology.