Marshall Gerstein Named IP Boutique Firm of the Year at LMG Life Sciences Awards 2016

September 19, 2016

Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP was named "IP Boutique Firm of the Year" at the Legal Media Group’s (LMG) fourth annual Life Sciences Awards held at Essex House in New York on September 14, 2016. According to LMG, the awards recognize key law firms, lawyers and the innovative work being accomplished throughout the life sciences industry.

LMG Life Sciences also named Li-Hsien (Lily) Rin-Laures, M.D., “Patent Strategy & Management Attorney of the Year – Midwest.” In 2014, Dr. Rin-Laures was inducted into the LMG Life Sciences Hall of Fame and was named “Patent Prosecution Pharmaceutical Attorney of the Year.”

Dr. Rin-Laures has more than two decades of experience building and assessing patent portfolios in the biopharma industry, as well as in negotiating licenses and strategic alliances. She brings to her practice an insider’s perspective gained as former General Counsel of a publicly-held biotechnology company, and insight acquired from managing patent portfolios for nine different approved drugs and numerous other clinical trial candidates. In recognition of her outstanding patent work in life sciences, Dr. Rin-Laures has been featured as one of the "World’s Leading Patent Practitioners" from 2013-2016 by Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) magazine and selected to the 2014 and 2016 editions of Managing IP's IP Stars list of the Top 250 Women in IP.