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Brenda Herschbach Jarrell

Practice Group Leader, Life Sciences & Intellectual Property

Dr. Jarrell is the practice group leader of Choate’s Life Sciences Group and co-chair of the Intellectual Property Group. She represents companies and institutions at all stages of the life sciences business lifecycle, as well as those who invest in them. She has a unique and valuable perspective on the progression of intellectual property assets, which enables her to align a company’s or institution’s IP portfolio with its business objectives. She provides strategic assessment and management of global patent portfolios, opinions concerning patent validity and infringement, diligence support and analysis, and in inter-partes review proceedings. An IP lawyer with keen business savvy, Dr. Jarrell was named the 2019 Boston “Lawyer of the Year” for Biotechnology Law by Best Lawyers and is consistently ranked by Chambers USA, LMG Life Sciences, IAM Patent 1000, and Managing Intellectual Property.