Former USPTO Judge Leaves Venable For Proskauer

Law360, New York (January 22, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- A genetic scientist and former judge at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has joined the patent law practice group at Proskauer Rose LLP, where she will focus on biotechnology and the pharmaceutical and life sciences industries.

Dr. Joan Ellis joined the firm's Washington, D.C., office last week as senior counsel after leaving Venable LLP. She will focus on patent prosecution, patent interferences and litigation.

“I just found that Proskauer has a really dynamic group of people and they were very forward thinking, and so I...
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