June 4, 2012
The Cambridge-based intellectual property law firm, one of the largest IP firms in New England, continues its steady growth in response to strong client demand for high quality and responsive intellectual property legal services. The L&A biotechnology and pharmaceutical practice will expand with the addition of Julie Gottselig and Dominic Yee; and Austin Kim will join the firm's electrical and computer science practice.
Julie Gottselig is an Associate at L&A. She focuses her practice on patent prosecution and counseling in the areas of biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, molecular biology, biochemistry, medical devices, and related fields. Prior to joining L&A, she was an Associate at McCarter & English, LLP in Boston. Julie is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Julie graduated from New England School of Law, summa cum laude, where she was the valedictorian of her class and recipient of the Dean Arthur W. MacLean Award for academic excellence. She received a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Iowa; she completed her post-doctoral fellowship at Harvard Medical School and Brigham & Women's Hospital; and she was a post-doctoral researcher at the Institute of Pharmacology & Toxicology, University of Zurich. Julie received her B.A. in Psychology from Colorado College. Prior to entering intellectual property law, Julie authored numerous peer-reviewed scientific research articles published in leading journals, and has received several research awards, including postdoctoral fellowship awards from the National Institute of Mental Health and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
Dominic Yee is a Technology Specialist at L&A, and focuses his practice on patent prosecution, diligence and counseling in the areas of areas of biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and chemistry.
Dominic received a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Columbia University, and he completed his post-doctoral fellowship with Nobel laureate Roger Tsien at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at University of California San Diego (UCSD). Dominic received his B.S. in Chemistry and Biochemistry, magna cum laude, from UCSD. He attends Suffolk University Law School. Prior to entering intellectual property law, Dominic was a Scientist at Vertex Pharmaceuticals, where he worked on solid dosage form development and drug delivery technologies.
"We are excited that Julie and Dominic have joined the life sciences team at L&A, and welcome the technological expertise they bring to both the biological and chemical aspects of our practice," commented Louis Myers, a Partner at the firm.
Austin Kim is an Associate at L&A. He focuses his practice on patent prosecution in the areas of computer science, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, and medical devices. Prior to joining L&A, he was an Associate at Fish & Richardson in Boston. Austin is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Austin graduated from Boston College Law School. He received an M.Eng. and S.B. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
John Anastasi, one of L&A's founding Partners noted, "Austin's addition expands both the breadth and depth of the firm's electrical and software team." "He brings advanced skills to one of the firm's largest practice groups, and we are delighted that he has joined us," he added.
Lando & Anastasi, LLP specializes in intellectual property law, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, licensing and business transactions and related litigation. Headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, L&A provides its extensive client base with the comprehensive protection they need to grow their business and protect their intellectual property assets. The firm has received national recognition for its practice, aggressive approach to serving clients' needs, and culture.