Jeffry S. Mann, Ph.D.


Jeffry S. Mann, Ph.D., counsels clients on strategically managing their intellectual property assets. Informed by his experience in IP issues in business transactions, he designs monetizable IP portfolios, prepares and prosecutes patent applications, performs due diligence, and drafts and negotiates licensing agreements. Jeffry defends his clients’ strategic IP assets against attacks by competitors and represents clients internationally in post-grant proceedings before the US Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) and in oppositions before the European Patent Office (EPO). He is co-leader of the firm’s global life sciences interdisciplinary group and the leader of the San Francisco IP practice.