Barclay J. Kamb

Barclay Kamb is a partner in the Life Sciences practice group and a member of the Cooley Business department. He is resident in the Palo Alto office.

Mr. Kamb represents biotechnology, medical device, e-health and other life sciences companies in a broad range of corporate and financial matters, with particular expertise in transactions involving intellectual property. Much of his practice is devoted to negotiating and drafting corporate partnership agreements, licensing arrangements, strategic alliances, joint venture agreements and other complex technology transactions. Mr. Kamb also provides general representation of technology companies in corporate law, venture capital financings, private placements, asset sales and other strategic transactions involving his clients.

Mr. Kamb often speaks on the business and legal aspects of complex technology deals and presents as a guest lecturer at the Haas School of Business regarding biotechnology and corporate partnering. Mr. Kamb serves on the Editor Board of the Biotechnology Law Report and as a member of the Board of Directors of the Palo Alto Institute for Research and Education.

Mr. Kamb received a BS degree in Biology from Stanford University in 1983. He conducted post-graduate studies in biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology under a National Science Foundation Fellowship award. He received his JD degree in 1988 from the University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law where he was awarded the Prosser Prize in Contracts. Mr. Kamb also served as an Associate Editor on the California Law Review.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Medical Devices, 2) Life Sciences and 3) Life Sciences Corporate Partnering & Licensing
Law School University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall) JD, 1988
Education Stanford University, B.S., 1983
Most recent firm Cooley LLP
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