Andrew Ming-Lum is a law clerk in the firm’s Business Law Department and a member of its Technology and Life Sciences practices. Dr. Ming-Lum’s application to the Massachusetts bar is pending; he is working under the supervision of the partners at Goodwin. He joined Goodwin in 2018.

Dr. Ming-Lum assists life science clients and academic institutions with patentability analyses, freedom-to-operate analyses, prior art research, and intellectual property due diligence. Dr. Ming-Lum’s limited recognition to prepare and prosecute patents before the United States Patent and Trademark Office is pending. He has experience in managing patent portfolios and developing domestic and foreign patent prosecution strategies.

Prior to joining Goodwin, Dr. Ming-Lum was an intellectual property associate in the Vancouver office of Gowling WLG LLP and articled at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP.

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Dr. Ming-Lum completed his doctorate in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia, where his research focused on defining immunoregulatory signal transduction pathways and characterizing the mechanism of action of novel small molecule compounds for the treatment of inflammatory diseases and cancers. He has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles and presented his research at international conferences.

Dr. Ming-Lum also worked for several years in the pre-clinical pharmacology department of a Vancouver-based company developing therapies for the treatment of ocular diseases, inflammatory diseases, and cancer.

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J.D., 2015
University of British Columbia, Peter A. Allard School of Law
Ph.D., Experimental Medicine, 2012
University of British Columbia
B.Sc., Life Sciences, 2002
Queen's University



British Columbia, Canada
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