Gilberto M. Villacorta

Dr. Gilberto M. (Ybet) Villacorta is a partner and intellectual property lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP where he focuses on establishing, exploiting and enforcing intellectual property rights in marketable products, systems and servicesSM. He assists technologically diverse clients worldwide with their intellectual property and business transactions needs. These needs may include the planning, development and maintenance of patent and trademark portfolios; licensing, marketing, product development negotiations and the preparation of the resulting agreements; due diligence investigations in connection with mergers, acquisitions, formation of joint ventures and financing; patentability, registrability, peer review, market assessment, validity and infringement opinions; and enforcement and litigation. Dr. Villacorta is chair of the firm’s Washington, D.C. office Intellectual Property Department.

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Areas of Practice 1) Chemical, 2) Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical, 3) Electronics, 4) Green Energy Technologies, 5) IP Due Diligence and 6) Mechanical & Electromechanical Technologies
Law School Fordham University School of Law
Education Rutgers University (B.A., 1978)(M.S., 1982)
Bar Member / Association State Bar Of New York, State Bar Of New Jersey
Most recent firm Foley & Lardner LLP
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