Marshall, Gerstein & Borun Joins MATTER as a Leading Sponsor

December 3, 2014

Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP is pleased to support MATTER, a community of leaders working together in a shared space to individually and collectively fuel the future of healthcare innovation.

MATTER and its supporters seek to proactively connect and promote collaboration among entrepreneurs, scientists, physicians and industry partners from a wide range of fields including medical devices, healthcare IT, diagnostics and biopharma. MATTER's initial strategic partners include many of the biggest names in the region's healthcare ecosystem, including technology, health providers and professional organizations.

"Our firm has forged and nurtured long lasting partnerships with clients in the life sciences for nearly 60 years, from startups to Fortune 500 companies", said Dr. Li-Hsien (Lily) Rin-Laures, biotechnology partner and member of the Firm's Executive Committee. "Marshall, Gerstein and Borun is proud to support the MATTER community for the future growth of science innovation."

MATTER members will have access to the mentor network, as well as workshops and events designed to inspire change, advance ideas in the healthcare-focused industry, and bring next-generation products and services to market.

"Marshall, Gerstein and Borun has assisted entrepreneurial life sciences companies from start-up to IPO, and supported companies during periods of growth through acquisition. Our professionals understand the importance of fostering the entrepreneurial vision and how to execute business goals," said Heather R. Kissling, partner and chair of the biotechnology group. "The Firm is enthusiastic about this opportunity to support next-generation healthcare technology companies."

Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP focuses exclusively on intellectual property law, and protects, enforces, and transfers the intellectual property of clients, worldwide. The Firm assists companies at all stages: not-for-profit technology to start-up; not-for-profit to out-license; start-up to acquisition; start-up to collaboration; start-up to industry giant; industry giant to spin-off; and collaborations. With backgrounds in mechanical, electrical, and chemical engineering and biotechnology, Marshall, Gerstein & Borun's professionals collaborate to address complex technical and legal issues in an array of diverse industries including those related to biotechnology, chemical sciences, medical devices, nanotechnology, and pharmaceuticals.

For more information, visit MATTERchicago.com and follow @MATTERChicago