Lathrop Gage Welcomes Patent Agent Amy McMahon in Boston


BOSTON (July 6, 2015) – Lathrop Gage is pleased to announce the addition of Amy McMahon, Ph.D. as a Patent Agent to the firm’s Intellectual Property Division in Boston.   

“When advising our clients on transactional IP business decisions, the knowledge and guidance of experienced patent agents is invaluable,” said Giulio DeConti, Intellectual Property Division Chair and partner in charge of the Boston office. “Amy’s knowledge of patents, paired with her experience in biology, will prove to be an asset to our clients nationwide.”

Formerly of Wolf Greenfield, Dr. McMahon joins the firm’s Intellectual Property Transactional team with an emphasis in biology. McMahon is a registered patent agent with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and has experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the biotechnology space for both industry and academic clients. As a postdoctoral fellow at MIT’s Koch Institute, she developed novel techniques for studying metastasis in zebrafish and mice models of cancer. McMahon obtained a doctorate in Biological Sciences from the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena. Her previous research has been published in several nationally-recognized journals includingScience, Development and Nature Protocols. McMahon is currently a third-year student at Suffolk Law School and is ranked as one of the top five students in her class.

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