Health Reform WK-EDGE Firms add life sciences, IP partners
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Thursday, September 24, 2020

Firms add life sciences, IP partners

By Rebecca Mayo, J.D.

K&L Gates added an IP partner, O’Melveny added a litigation partner with healthcare and life sciences experience, and WilmerHale added a corporate life sciences partner.

K&L Gates. K&L Gates LLP has added Mincheol Kim as a partner in the IP procurement and portfolio management practice. Kim advises business individuals on the complex legal, technical, commercial and dispute resolution matters involved with intellectual property, with an emphasis on patents and trademarks. Kim represents global technology leaders, startup companies, and universities in a variety of industries, including biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, material science, mobile devices, Internet of Things, and automotive, among others.

O’Melveny. O’Melveny has added litigator Jeffrey Gordon as a partner in the General Litigation Practice. Gordon focuses on complex litigation, compliance, investigations, and trial matters across several industries, including sports, healthcare, medical devices, life sciences, financial services, and technology. He has spent significant time representing clients in cases involving alleged healthcare fraud, violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and the federal and state False Claims Acts.

WilmerHale. Corporate Attorney Sarah Hogan has joined WilmerHale as a partner in the Boston office. Hogan has 15 years of experience in working with life sciences and digital health companies on complex strategic transactions. She advises clients on significant collaborations to develop and commercialize pharmaceutical, digital health and medical device products; licensing arrangements for patents, software and data; manufacturing, supply and distribution agreements relatin to pharmaceutical, medical device, digital health and other products at all stages of the product life cycle; and joint ventures for products at the intersection of health, technology and life sciences.

Attorneys: Mincheol Kim (K&L Gates LLP). Jeffrey Gordon (O’Melveny & Myers LLP). Sarah Hogan (Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Door LLP).

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