David E. Johnson, Ph.D.

Dr. David Johnson draws on 20 plus years of experience in his intellectual property practice, focusing primarily on biotechnology and life sciences-related matters. Through his expertise, he advises a wide array of clients, ranging from multinational pharmaceutical companies to start-ups, on the development of worldwide patent portfolio prosecution strategies for products in clinical development. His experience in transactional matters includes evaluating third party in-licensing and acquisition opportunities, due diligence review, product and technology clearances, and licensing negotiations. Particular areas of expertise include nucleic acid and polypeptide based therapeutics and diagnostics, as well as formulations.

Court Memberships

  • Massachusetts
  • Minnesota (inactive)
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
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  • Boston

    28 State Street
    Suite 700
    Boston, MA 02109
F: 857.300.4001


Joanne Scolavino


University of Colorado School of Law, J.D.

University of Colorado, Ph.D.

Princeton University, B.A., Biology