Choate Hall & Stewart LLP

Intellectual Property Department

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For nearly three decades, Choate has represented life sciences and technology companies, entrepreneurial investors, and the nation’s top universities and research institutions in a variety of ways. We often assist our clients in managing prosecution of global patent portfolios, developing life cycle management strategies, providing opinions concerning patent validity & infringement and conducting patentability and freedom to operate analysis, and conducting due diligence. Our experience allows us to provide advice and perspective on the various roles that IP plays across a broad range of patent holders, from multimillion dollar corporations and their investors, to universities and startups—all to the benefit of our clients.

Our practitioners offer a unique combination of technical expertise and industry knowledge that positions us to work closely with clients to develop aggressive, intelligent patent strategies and to provide sophisticated business-focused IP advice that will maximize their commercial success.

Clients who partner with us benefit from extensive partner-led experience, true teamwork and an entrepreneurial culture that help build businesses and transform great science into commercially successful products.