DLA Piper is pleased to announce that Dr. Lisa Haile, co-chair of the firm's Global Life Sciences sector, has been named to The Daily Transcript's list of Top 100 Influential Leaders in San Diego. The annual list recognizes the region's best in real estate, construction, finance, law, nonprofit and public sector work.
Haile was selected for her successful representation of several prominent biotechnology and pharma companies based in San Diego. In one instance, she handled patent matters cases that involved both domestic and international patent offices and courts. She is one of the country's leading IP lawyers and has built a successful global practice handling significant patent prosecution and strategic intellectual property matters for clients, including six Nobel Prize winners.
Haile has technical experience in molecular biology, immunology, cell biology, regenerative medicine diagnostics, therapeutics, companion diagnostics and other fields essential for the life sciences industry. She has particular experience with patentability, non-infringement and validity opinions; licensing strategies; FDA counseling; due diligence work in connection with venture capital, private and public financing; mergers and acquisitions in the life sciences industry; and strategic counseling for comprehensive life sciences patent portfolio management. Dr. Haile is on the board of directors for Biocom which serves southern California's life sciences companies and is also Biocom's general counsel.