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Charles Andres and David Dykeman to Present on New Strategies in IP Portfolio Management

WASHINGTON – Oct. 26, 2021 Shareholders Charles J. Andres and David J. Dykeman of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Intellectual Property (IP) & Technology Practice will be panelists on the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs (SoPE) and The George Washington University webinar "New Strategies in IP Portfolio Management - The Do's, Don'ts, and Gambles" on  Oct. 28, 2021 at noon EDT. Registration for the program is available here.

The panel will discuss common practices for intellectual property development, including opportunities and obstacles on the path to commercialization of a company's product.

Andres, who is based in Greenberg Traurig’s Washington, D.C. office, is a registered patent attorney focused on patent prosecution, strategic patent counseling, IP due diligence, drug and medical device FDA regulatory counseling, invalidity and non-infringement opinions, life-cycle management, transactional work, and related business matters. A trusted advisor, he has built and sold, licensed, and partnered patent portfolios for over eight billion dollars, and separately performed diligences that led to over eight billion dollars in investments. Andres has been invited to speak at conferences and programs worldwide. In addition, he has co-authored over 100 legal publications and three U.S. Supreme Court amicus briefs.

Dykeman, who serves as co-chair of the firm’s Life Sciences & Medical Technology Practice and as co-managing shareholder of the firm’s Boston office, is a registered patent attorney with nearly 25 years of experience in patent and IP law. His practice focuses on securing worldwide IP protection and related business strategies for high tech clients, with particular experience in medical devices, life sciences, robotics, materials, and information technology. An author of over 55 articles and a speaker at over 50 conferences, Dykeman is the founding co-chair of the American Bar Association (ABA)’s Medical Devices Committee. He has also been named one of the top 250 Patent and Technology Licensing Practitioners in the world by Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Magazine, an "IP Star" by Managing IP magazine, a "Life Science Star" by LMG Life Sciences, one of the World's Leading IP Strategists in the IAM 300, and is listed in Chambers.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Washington, D.C. Office: Home to a multidisciplinary team of lawyers and governmental affairs professionals, the members of Greenberg Traurig’s Washington, D.C. office help clients of all sizes navigate the federal government.  The team of lawyers and lobbyists provide strategic corporate, regulatory, and litigation assistance on Capitol Hill, in the board room and before administrative agencies, and federal and state trial and appellate courts.  The D.C. office’s practice areas include governmental affairs; federal procurement and government contracts; global trade and investment; corporate, securities and financial services; health care and FDA; antitrust; energy; environment; real estate and hospitality; telecommunications; international arbitration; intellectual property; public finance; and employment law. Greenberg Traurig attracts clients from an array of sectors – from federal defense to energy, telecommunications to health care – and represents them before the U.S. Congress, federal agencies and regulatory bodies, and the entire U.S. court system.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Boston Office: Established in 1999, Greenberg Traurig’s Boston office is home to more than 80 attorneys practicing in the areas of bankruptcy and restructuring, corporate, emerging technology, energy, environmental, financial services, gaming, governmental affairs, intellectual property, labor and employment, life sciences and medical technology, litigation, public finance, real estate, and tax. An important contributor to the firm's international platform, the Boston office includes a team of nationally recognized attorneys with both public and private sector experience. The team offers clients the value of decades of helping clients in complex legal matters and hands-on knowledge of the local business community, supported by the firm’s broad network of global resources.

About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2,300 attorneys in 40 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 25 on the Am Law Global 100. The firm is net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage and Mansfield Rule 4.0 Plus Certified. Web: