Lando & Anastasi, LLP Continues Expansion of Life Sciences Patent Team

  • December 22, 2017

Lando & Anastasi, LLP (L&A) announces Angelyn Larkin, Ph.D. and Peter Yang, Ph.D. have joined the firm as patent agents in our life sciences practice.

“We are excited to welcome Angelyn back to the firm. Her experience in organic chemistry and client relationships provide a wonderful synergy with our existing group. We are also pleased to have Peter join the firm, as his experience in genetics and biology expands our life sciences offerings to clients,” commented Diana Collazo, a partner and head of the firm’s Life Sciences group.

Angelyn Larkin is an organic chemist patent agent, who prepares and prosecutes U.S. and foreign patent applications, specializing in the areas of chemistry, biochemistry, and biotechnology. In addition, she performs freedom to operate and patentability analyses, due diligence reviews, and provides general intellectual property counseling.

Angelyn conducted her postdoctoral research at Harvard Medical School and received her Ph.D. from MIT, where she characterized various aspects of protein glycosylation through a combination of organic chemistry and biochemistry. Prior to graduate school, Angelyn was a research associate at Seattle Genetics, focused on developing antibody-drug conjugates for directed cancer therapy. She received a B.A. from Wellesley College, where she conducted undergraduate research on the synthesis of nucleoside analogs.

Peter Yang is a patent agent, who drafts and prosecutes U.S. and foreign patent applications, performs freedom to operate and patentability analyses, and conducts due diligence reviews. Peter has extensive knowledge in the areas of genetics, molecular immunology, biologics and platform technologies.

Prior to joining L&A, Peter worked as an in-house patent agent at an immuno-oncology company. Peter has also worked as a patent agent at a Boston-area IP law firm. He earned a Ph.D. in genetics at Harvard University. His doctoral research focused on signaling factors regulating the coordinated development of the epithelium and vasculature in the hindbrain choroid plexus. Peter was the Editor-in-Chief of the Science in the News Flash and a Leadership Officer of the Science Policy Path Program at Harvard Medical School.

Life Sciences Practice Group

L&A’s Life Sciences team includes some of the most experienced and knowledgeable IP professionals in the Boston area. We combine Ph.D.-level life sciences expertise with a deep understanding of the commercial and legal realities that drive business success. From early-stage, venture-funded companies to multinational corporations, biotechnology and pharmaceutical innovators count on our team to help them navigate the complex IP landscape. Our attorneys have broad expertise in a wide range of cutting-edge diagnostic and therapeutic technologies, products, and processes.

About Lando & Anastasi, LLP

Lando & Anastasi, LLP headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, partners with clients to protect their innovations through effective intellectual property strategies. This partnership complements an emphasis on creative and strategic solutions guided by a solid understanding of each client’s business imperatives. Well versed in a wide range of industries including life sciences, software, cleantech, medical devices, chemical and electrical engineering, L&A attorneys counsel clients ranging from individuals to early-stage and venture-backed start-ups to small and large national and global corporations.

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