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Dr. Emir Avilés-Pagán is a registered patent agent focused on U.S. and international patent application drafting and prosecution, as well as performing due diligence and patentability analyses. Emir previously worked as a scientific analyst, then patent agent, at another general practice law firm. Emir has experience on a variety of life sciences and biotechnology practice areas, including diagnostics tests, next generation sequencing, immunology, cell and antibody therapies, and agricultural technologies.



  • Prepared and prosecuted patent applications in a variety of life sciences and technology areas.°
  • Performed freedom-to-operate, patentability and patent infringement analyses for life sciences and biotechnology clients.°
  • Provided technical support to clients navigating the FDA authorization process for their medical device and diagnostics, in particular, clients seeking emergency use authorization from the FDA for COVID-19 diagnostic tests.°

°The above representations were handled by Dr. Avilés-Pagán prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.


  • Ph.D., Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2020
  • B.Sc., Cell and Molecular Biology, summa cum laude, University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras, 2013
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
˘ Not admitted to the practice of law.
  • Spanish, Native