Joshua Buchman is an associate in the firm's Business Law Department and a member of its Technology and Life Sciences practices. He joined Goodwin in 2012. 

Dr. Buchman assists clients with prior art research, patent application drafting, patent prosecution, patentability and freedom to operate analyses, and patent portfolio management. He has extensive experience in the fields of pharmaceuticals, stem cell-based therapeutics, biotechnology, immunology, and diagnostic methods and devices. His clients are located in the U.S. and across the globe, and include academic research institutions, small to medium-sized biotechnology companies, as well as public companies.

Dr. Buchman is a member of the Boston Patent Law Association.

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Prior to joining Goodwin, Dr. Buchman performed an internship at Partners HealthCare in the Division of Research Ventures and Licensing, where he examined issues of commercialization and patentability related to inventions produced by Partners-affiliated research institutions. Dr. Buchman examined inventions as diverse as small molecule therapeutics for psychiatric disease treatment, novel cell culture surface materials and fabrication methods, and diagnostic devices incorporating nanotechnology.

Dr. Buchman also previously performed postdoctoral research at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he examined the role of epigenetic regulation in cancer biology and nervous system development. Dr. Buchman’s doctoral research at Harvard University analyzed genetic mutations in neural stem and progenitor cells and their effects on brain development and psychiatric disease.

Dr. Buchman has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles in Neuron, Cell, Genes and Development, and Nature Reviews Neuroscience. He has also presented his research at national and international conferences.






J.D., 2018
Suffolk University Law School
Ph.D., 2009
Harvard University
B.A., Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, 2001
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey



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