Emily Bates utilizes her professional experience and technical background to provide clients with strategies to safeguard their intellectual property and to provide solutions that help achieve their business goals. Emily’s practice focuses on all aspects of patent drafting and portfolio management, including US and foreign patent prosecution, particularly in the life sciences field.
Emily works closely with clients across a range of technical fields, such as pharmaceuticals, enzyme replacement therapies, diagnostics, and other therapeutics, in order to identify inventive concepts for patent protection and develop prosecution and portfolio life cycle management strategies. She also assists with freedom-to-operate analyses, due diligence reviews, and patent landscape searches.
Duke University, 2013, B.S., Biology
US Patent and Trademark Office
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Intellectual Property, Law360 (2019)
Member, Litigation Department of the Year–Intellectual Property, The American Lawyer (2019)