Head, Group Litigation and Intellectual Property
BSc in Chemistry, specialization in Biochemistry, University of Virginia; 1992, JD, Georgetown University. Member of the New York Bar. 1992-94, Associate, Dickstein, Shapiro and Morin; 1994-95, Patent Attorney, Alza Corporation. Former: Vice-President and Chief Patent Counsel, Chiron Corporation, responsible for providing and overseeing the general business advice on intellectual property matters and participated in developing and implementing overall IP strategy for the three business units. Former Head, Global IP, Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics; currently, Head, Group Litigation and Intellectual Property, responsible for providing strategic guidance on general litigation and IP matters across all divisions of Novartis.