Melissa L. Paddock
Melissa Paddock is an associate in the firm’s Technology & Life Sciences Group.
Ms. Paddock represents biotechnology, pharmaceutical and other life science companies in connection with their intellectual property and commercial transactions, including development and commercialization collaborations, licensing, manufacturing, supply, services and other corporate partnering agreements. Ms. Paddock also has experience structuring and negotiating brand and generic settlement and license agreements related to ANDA litigation. Ms. Paddock rejoined Goodwin in 2015.
Previously, as Senior Counsel in the IP Litigation Group at Goodwin, Ms. Paddock focused her practice on intellectual property litigation, with a particular emphasis on pharmaceutical patent litigation under the Hatch-Waxman Act.
Ms. Paddock is a member of the Boston Bar Association and the Women’s Bar Association.
Prior to joining Goodwin, Ms. Paddock was an associate at Kenyon & Kenyon, where her practice concentrated on patent litigation and counseling in the pharmaceutical, medical device, and biotechnology fields.
While in law school, Ms. Paddock was named a Paul J. Liacos and Edward F. Hennessey Scholar and was a member of the American Journal of Law & Medicine.
Prior to law school, Ms. Paddock worked for four years as a chemical engineer for Hoffmann-LaRoche, where she managed projects involving the transfer and scale up of technology for the manufacture of pharmaceuticals and fine chemicals from research and development facilities in Switzerland to production sites in the United States.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(with High Distinction)