About Our Life Sciences Group

For 40 years, the Fenwick & West Life Sciences Group has been partnering with innovators who, through their discoveries and developments, seek to fundamentally change the quality of life for millions of people around the globe. The individuals behind such breakthroughs have legal considerations that can be as unprecedented as their products and services. Fenwick attorneys have earned the position as trusted, strategic advisors supporting these organizations. The Life Sciences Group has the deep expertise necessary to effectively guide and protect the paradigm-shifting companies leading the industry.

The Fenwick & West Life Sciences Group is comprised of 50 attorneys, patent agents and scientific advisors whose particular strengths cover the legal needs of both emerging and established companies. Over 30 members of the group have hands-on research experience and advanced degrees, including 21 Ph.D.s from prestigious universities in the areas of immunology, chemistry, biology/CMB, genetics, electrical and mechanical engineering.

Fenwick’s Life Sciences Group also has a Life Sciences Legal Insights blog, which provides insight and analysis on important legal issues affecting life sciences, mHealth, digital heath and healthcare IT.


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