Wilson Sonsini Snags Pharma Patent Pro From Foley

Law360, New York (June 29, 2011, 2:55 PM EDT) -- Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC said Monday that it had snagged a pharmaceutical and life sciences patent litigation expert from Foley & Lardner LLP, expanding the firm's San Diego office.

Douglas H. Carsten joined Wilson Sonsini as a partner, bringing along considerable experience representing pharmaceutical, medical device and biotechnology companies in patent matters and a particular expertise in counseling generic drug companies in Hatch-Waxman Act lawsuits.

Wilson Sonsini CEO Steve Bochner said in Monday's announcement that the firm is "delighted" to welcome Carsten to its...
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