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McDermott Will & Emery LLP

SUITE 100, 275 MIDDLEFIELD ROAD, MENLO PARK, SILICON VALLEY, CA 94025, USA
Tel:
Work +1 650 815 7400
Fax:
Fax +1 650 815 7401

Paul DeStefano

Tel:
Work +1 650 815 7404
Email:
Web:
www.mwe.com
McDermott Will & Emery LLP

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Health

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Partner

Career

Partner Paul R. DeStefano provides strategic-planning counsel related to the formation, finance and operations of start-up companies in the life sciences industry. He regularly acts on behalf of US companies and investors in accessing technology and markets in Europe and Asia, and advises Japanese, German, British, French, Korean and Swiss companies in accessing US markets and capital. He also regularly advises US and European academic institutions in licensing, company formation and funding issues. In his more than 40 years of international practice and more than 30 years of concentrating in the life sciences, Paul has represented US companies in raising billions of dollars through strategic alliances with foreign investors and collaborators. He has been involved as counsel in the founding of almost 200 life sciences companies around the world and in more than 40 initial public offerings (IPOs).

Please visit McDermott's website for full biography.
https://www.mwe.com/en/team/d/destefano-paul-r


United States: Industry focus

Healthcare: life sciences

Within: Healthcare: life sciences

The team at McDermott Will & Emery LLP has experience representing clients in domestic and cross-border litigation. In Boston, Byron Kalogerou and Albert Sokol led advice to Neurovance on its high-profile acquisition by Japanese pharmaceutical company Otsuka Pharmaceutical. Silicon Valley-based William Gaede has been defending Ambry Genetics against patent infringement allegations brought by Esoterix and Johns Hopkins University regarding a number of Ambry’s products. Also in Silicon Valley, Paul DeStefano acted for Eutilex on an agreement with Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceutical. Chicago-based practice co-chair Kristian Werling is also recommended.

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