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Parker Poe Grows Its Life Sciences Team With Five Patent Attorneys

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  • January 23, 2020

Charlotte, N.C. / Washington, D.C. – Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP is pleased to announce the growth of its Life Sciences Industry Team with the addition of Kyle Musgrove, Scott Cunning, Elizabeth Crompton, John Bateman, and Paul Dietze.

In all, they bring decades of experience resolving patent disputes, including in federal district courts, the Federal Circuit, the USPTO, and the International Trade Commission. They have particular depth in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and chemical arts. They join Parker Poe from Haynes and Boone and will continue to serve clients around the world from offices in Washington, D.C., and Charlotte, N.C.

"Parker Poe has been serving life sciences clients for more than 35 years, and the deep experience of these new lawyers makes them a perfect fit with our firm," Parker Poe Managing Partner Tom Griffin says. "We are thrilled to expand our patent litigation capabilities and general intellectual property counsel with their help."

"Our team wanted to join an established life sciences platform that would deliver even more value to our clients across the full scope of their legal needs," Kyle Musgrove says. "Parker Poe gives us - and our clients - exactly that."

The firm's Life Sciences Team provides legal services at the forefront of the industry and includes patent attorneys in Atlanta with significant experience in Hatch-Waxman litigation. Our clients include some of the top pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies in the world. We also regularly advise clinical laboratories, government and nonprofit research organizations, entrepreneurs, and scientists.

Clients benefit from collaboration across areas such as health care, intellectual property, tax, employment, international business, real estate, litigation, government relations, and public policy. The breadth of our services enables clients to navigate changing legal and economic landscapes through one trusted resource.

About Parker Poe
Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP has more than 225 lawyers in eight offices in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Washington, D.C. The firm provides legal counsel to many of the largest companies and local governments in the Southeast.

Parker Poe is a member of two leading international legal networks: TerraLex and the Employment Law Alliance. TerraLex and the ELA have chosen Parker Poe to help guide clients through the challenges of global business.