Benjamin A. Berkowitz

Benjamin Berkowitz is a partner and intellectual property lawyer in the Washington, D.C. office of Foley & Lardner LLP. He has experience counseling clients on legal and strategic issues related to intellectual property, drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the U.S. and abroad, and evaluating intellectual property for due diligence analyses and freedom to operate opinions. Dr. Berkowitz has prosecuted a variety of chemical, biochemical and mechanical patents, in a broad spectrum of technologies including: plant molecular biology, antibodies, chemical sensors, optical equipment, small molecules, polymers, and pharmaceuticals. He practices in the firm's Chemical, Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical and International Practices, as well as the Life Sciences Industry Team. In addition, he was chair of the firm's National Associates Committee.

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Areas of Practice 1) Chemical, 2) Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical, 3) IP Due Diligence and 4) Israel
Law School Georgetown University Law Center
Admitted Year 1997
Education Columbia University (B.S., 1994), Yale University (Ph.D. 2001)
Bar Member / Association State Bar Of Virginia, New York, and the District of Columbia
Most recent firm Foley & Lardner LLP
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