Barbara Kosacz > Cooley LLP > Palo Alto, United States > Lawyer Profile

Cooley LLP
PALO ALTO, CA 94304-1130
United States

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United States > Industry focus > Healthcare: life sciences

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Barbara KosaczCooley LLP

Cooley LLP‘s client base includes high-growth and mature companies, as well as entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and financial institutions. The team is particularly well-placed to advise on corporate partnering and licensing, venture financings, capital markets and M&A transaction, as well as IP prosecution, counseling, licensing and litigation, and regulatory and securities litigation. The highly regarded transactional practitioner Barbara Kosacz (Palo Alto) heads the practice with New York-based Ivor Elrifri who chairs the firm’s global patent counseling and prosecution practice group. Key names to note for transactional matters include Barbara Borden and Kay Chandler in San Diego, Laura BerezinMark Weeks and Kate Hillier in Palo Alto, and Marc Recht in Boston. Mika Reiner Mayer is recommended for patent prosecution and strategic portfolio management for life sciences startups and established companies; Lila Hope specializes in transactions involving complex intellectual property issues, and Marya Postner is particularly experienced in handling strategic alliances between biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies in areas as diverse as collaborative research and the development and marketing of late-stage pharmaceutical products.