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Gene A. Lang, Ph.D., Joins the Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds Life Sciences Team

Monday, July 16, 2018  
Posted by: Susan Barber
July 16, 2018, Concord and Boston, MA - Leading intellectual property law firm Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds is pleased to announce that Gene A. Lang, Ph.D. has joined the firm as an Associate.  Gene will provide further expertise for our life sciences patent preparation and prosecution practice, as well as bolster our litigation bench for matters involving the biotech and pharmaceutical industries.

Gene counsels domestic and international clients on the preparation, prosecution and management of complex patent portfolios.  He works with clients to obtain patent protection in technical areas such as biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, nanotechnology, clean energy, material sciences and medical devices. 

John L. DuPré, president and principal at Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds, stated, "Gene has exceptional patent prosecution experience, plus significant work on due diligence investigations, and on infringement and invalidity opinions, which will serve our clients well.  His recent work with pharmaceutical companies in Hatch-Waxman/Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) litigations enhances our already extensive capabilities in those areas."

Alice Carroll, principal, who focuses on patent prosecution in life sciences stated, "Gene is a wonderful addition to our life sciences team with his strong practical experience in biotech and pharmaceutical industries.  His pre-doctoral research fellowship at the University of Texas-Houston MD Anderson Cancer Center and his many years of patent prosecution work provide a solid foundation for strategically advising our life sciences clients."

Prior to his patent career, Gene was a pre-doctoral research fellow at the University of Texas-Houston MD Anderson Cancer Center, where he developed mouse models of human cancers and researched mechanisms of cancer metastasis.  His research experience includes cellular and molecular biology, embryonic stem cell manipulation, recombinant DNA techniques, embryology and genomics.  His research is published in several scientific journals, including Cell, Nature Genetics, and Genes & Development.

Gene holds a Ph.D. in Genes and Development/Cancer Biology from the University of Texas-Houston, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, MD Anderson Cancer Center (2004).  He earned his J.D. from the University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly the Franklin Pierce Law Center) in 2007.

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