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Health Hires: Greenberg, Covington Add IP, Deals Pros

Greenberg Traurig LLP and Covington & Burling LLP have recently expanded their offerings for life sciences clients through the respective additions of an intellectual property shareholder from Saul Ewing LLP and a transactions attorney from Morrison & Foerster LLP.

Greenberg Adds Neuroscientist To IP Team

Melissa Hunter-Ensor has joined Greenberg as a shareholder in its intellectual property group in Boston. She will be working with clients largely in the life sciences industry on a variety of issues, including patent portfolio management, litigation, investments and licensing.

Hunter-Ensor, a scientist by training, earned a doctorate in neuroscience from the University of Pennsylvania and then had a four-year fellowship with Nobel laureate H. Robert Horvitz at his lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


Greenberg also added Elbert C. Chiang from Saul Ewing as a registered patent agent. He focuses on patent preparation and prosecution, largely in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. He has doctorate and undergraduate degrees in molecular biology, from Princeton University and Vanderbilt University, respectively.

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