Jennifer Ford is counsel in the firm's Technology & Life Sciences group. She represents biotech, pharmaceutical, medical device, and other life science companies in a wide range of intellectual property, transactional, and commercial matters, including: strategic collaboration arrangements, research and development agreements, academic and commercial licenses, clinical trial collaboration and supply agreements, commercial manufacturing, supply, and distribution arrangements, promotion, marketing and commercialization arrangements, and M&A transactions.
Jennifer’s prior experience litigating at the firm on behalf of life sciences and technology companies in intellectual property-related disputes informs her counsel, especially with respect to the structuring and negotiation of settlement and license agreements related to Hatch-Waxman and BPCIA patent litigation. Jennifer also represents investors in performing intellectual property due diligence for private and public financings and mergers and acquisitions of life science companies.
Jennifer is a member of the Boston Bar Association, the Boston Patent Law Association, and the International Association of Privacy Professionals.
Boston University School of Law
(Intellectual Property Concentration, with honors)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
Co-Author, “The Private and Social Costs of Patent Trolls,” Regulation Winter 2011/2012