After earning a B.S. in Marine Biology, I spent several years in the biotechnology... more
After earning a B.S. in Marine Biology, I spent several years in the biotechnology industry, many of those in the laboratory performing research. Much of this work was in areas of bioassay development, plant transgenics, and pharmaceutical DMPK studies. Recently, I earned my M.S. in Biotechnology from Johns Hopkins University, a well-recognized program that bolstered my knowledge of not only ... view profile
Life sciences and biotechnology attorneys advise companies that combine technology and biology to create new advances in areas like molecular biology, immunology, genetic materials, gene therapy, pharmaceuticals, and drug delivery. Biotechnology lawyers understand intellectual property and health care, and usually have a technological undergraduate degree, allowing them to understand the creative process and the end result. If you run a biotechnology firm engaged in innovative medical research, or if you're an entrepreneur with a cutting-edge laboratory discovery, you should consult an attorney with life science and biotechnology experience.