Therese Finan, Of Counsel, Burns & Levinson
Therese Finan has more than 20 years specialized in securing and protecting clients’ intellectual property rights through asset development and management, due diligence, litigation, and licensing while maintaining a focus on the clients’ business objectives. She serves clients from startups to Fortune 50 companies through all phases of the patent process, including preparing patent applications and securing worldwide patent protection, strategically managing patent portfolios while focusing on risk assessment, advising on infringement and validity positions, providing freedom-to-operate analysis, conducting due diligence for business transactions, developing and negotiating licenses, and resolving disputes.
She assists clients in a variety of industries and technologies, primarily in the life sciences industry spanning biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, chemistry, nanotechnology, and medical devices. Her practice is bolstered by her deep background in the biomedical and biotechnology fields, including research in biochemistry, cell biology, and immunology.
Therese also has significant experience counseling clients on trademark matters from developing to securing brand ownership, including procuring and enforcing trademark rights, and resolving domain disputes.
Early in her career, Therese gained experience in public policy and the health care sector.