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Cox and Kissling Recognized in Managing Intellectual Property’s Top 250 Women in IP 2019 Edition

May 29, 2019
Managing Intellectual Property Magazine

Marshal, Gerstein & Borun LLP is pleased to announce that Partner and Chair, IP Transactions, Pamela L. Cox and Partner and Chair, Patent Prosecution, Heather R. Kissling are recognized in the 2019 edition of Managing Intellectual Property’s Top 250 Women in IP. Ms. Cox and Ms. Kissling are recognized as leading female IP practitioners in private practice who have performed exceptionally for their clients and for Marshall Gerstein in the past year. 

See Managing Intellectual Property’s Top 250 Women in IP 2019 Edition for the full list of leading female IP practitioners.

Pamela L. Cox concentrates on counseling related to intellectual property transactions, protection, and transfer for clients ranging from multinational corporations to non-profit institutions. As a patent attorney who has managed intellectual property portfolios in-house, Ms. Cox understands her clients’ intellectual property and agreement needs, and remains passionately engaged until their strategic objectives are achieved. In addition to serving Vice President of the Licensing Executives Society International, on the Board of Governors for the Certified Licensing Professionals (CLP), and a Board Member of the University Club of Chicago, Ms. Cox is active in supporting the profession, including as a co-founder of the Women in Licensing Alliance (WILA) and as an Adjunct Professor at Northwestern University Pritzker Law School.

Heather R. Kissling draws from 20 years of experience securing biotechnology patents to develop worldwide filing and prosecution strategies that further her clients’ business objectives. Ms. Kissling actively collaborates with in-house counsel, bench scientists, and business development personnel to maximize protection of biotechnology innovations in a broad range of technologies, including biopharmaceuticals, personalized medicine, genetically engineered plants, and industrial biotechnology. Ms. Kissling serves on the firm’s professional development committee and the board of directors of the Chicago chapter of Women In Bio.