Morrison & Foerster Sees Growth Potential In New IP Venture Group

Law360, New York (November 23, 2004, 12:00 AM EST) -- Morrison & Foerster’s upstart IP venture group is expected to help generate significant new work for the general-practice firm, according to the group’s founders.

As reported in November, Morrison & Foerster’s new group will help evaluate the intellectual property of upstart life-sciences companies for venture capitalists.

The practice, dubbed the Venture Intellectual Property (VIP) group, was formed by life-sciences partner Tom Ciotti and Mika Mayer, an associate who has worked with Ciotti in expanding MoFo’s venture capital practice.

Mayer said the new group wouldn’t just assess...
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