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Elizabeth Parsons

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Education

  • University of Maryland School of Law (JD, with honors)
  • University of Maryland (BS, Biochemistry)

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

Elizabeth represents and counsels clients in connection with technology transactions and IP prosecution matters. She has a particular focus on the life sciences industry, as well as significant IP experience in renewable energy, software, financial services, e-commerce, telecommunications, manufacturing, and education.

Elizabeth’s experience includes:

  • Drafting and negotiating a wide variety of agreements, including licenses, joint development agreements, CRADAs, supply and manufacturing agreements, sponsored research agreements and settlement agreements
  • Conducting and managing IP due diligence for technology transactions, including M&A and licensing transactions
  • Drafting and prosecuting US and international patents related to technologies including drug delivery, antibodies, DNA probes, nanotechnology, semiconductor memory, image sensors, and photovoltaic modules
  • Providing patentability and non-infringement opinions
  • Providing counseling in connection with litigation and disputes related to technology, such as breaches of license, IP infringement and trade secret misappropriation

During law school, Elizabeth interned for the Honorable William Nickerson of the US District Court for the District of Maryland.

She is an accomplished equestrian and a former dressage instructor.

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Board member, Great and Small (a nonprofit therapeutic riding organization