Advanced Sciences

The advanced sciences group at Sim & McBurney includes lawyers and patent agents experienced in drafting, prosecuting and filing patent applications world-wide. Our group currently includes five Ph.D’s in the fields of chemistry, biochemistry, immunology and microbiology.

The advanced sciences group practice areas include:

  • biotechnology
  • genomics and transgenics
  • gene and cell therapies
  • chemistry
  • immunology – vaccines
  • genetics and bioinformatics
  • medical devices
  • pharmaceuticals and delivery devices
  • diagnostics and imaging
  • plants

Clients of this group include large and small corporations, universities, hospitals, research institutes and individuals.

Our firms, Sim Lowman Ashton & McKay LLP and Sim & McBurney, have experience in preparing various agreements including technology licensing agreements and carrying out due diligence evaluations. Our Advanced Sciences Group works closely with our litigators in matters involving patent infringement, validity issues and trade secret litigation.

The Advanced Sciences Group

Senior Consultants