Rochester, NY (Vocus/PRWEB) March 08, 2011
Boylan, Brown, Code, Vigdor & Wilson, LLP is pleased to announce that Joanna T. Brougher has joined the firm as Of Counsel. She is a patent attorney focusing primarily on the preparation and prosecution of patent and trademark applications in the areas of biomedical devices, life sciences, and nanotechnology. Ms. Brougher also assists clients on a variety of matters including establishing patent prosecution strategy, guiding established companies in product life cycle management, conducting clearance, patentability and non-infringement analyses, and conducting due diligence for venture capital investment, mergers and acquisitions, and licensing agreements.
Ms. Brougher is also an Adjunct at the Harvard School of Public Health and a contributing editor for the Biotechnology Healthcare Journal and the FDA Update Journal. She has published numerous articles related to patent law and healthcare.
Ms. Brougher holds undergraduate degrees in Microbiology and German from the University of Rochester, a Masters in Public Health from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, and a law degree from Boston College Law School. As an undergraduate, she spent a year studying at the University of Cologne in Germany. She is fluent in German, Polish and Russian, and is also proficient in Italian.
Ms. Brougher resides in Perinton, New York.
About Boylan, Brown, Code, Vigdor & Wilson, LLP:
Boylan, Brown, Code, Vigdor & Wilson, LLP, is one of the largest law firms in Rochester, New York with a staff of 39 attorneys. The firm provides sophisticated legal services to discerning middle-market companies and high net worth individuals, with particular emphasis on business transactions and wealth planning. Boylan Brown’s core focus is the growth, protection and succession of assets in middle-market companies. The firm provides exemplary service in the areas of business, corporate and intellectual property law, land use, real estate, environmental and public law, litigation, estate planning and administration, employee benefits and employee relations, immigration, and tax law.
In addition to achieving the highest possible rating by Martindale-Hubbell, having ten attorneys listed in The Best Lawyers in America, and meeting the rigorous qualifications for membership in the International Society of Primerus Law Firms, Boylan Brown attorneys and staff have received numerous individual honors and awards throughout their careers.