McDermott Will & Emery
Kris represents private and public side biotech, pharmaceutical and medical device companies, with a focus on portfolio development, financings, public offerings, mergers and strategic partnerships. Kris is highly skilled in managing multiple facets of clients’ intellectual property portfolio through the majority of the company’s life cycle. Particularly, she works to build and preserve layered exclusivity profiles that are structured to peak in strength during the critical periods of a product’s branded commercial sales life. Kris also advises clients on other matters relating to patent prosecution, including patentability, non-infringement and invalidity opinions, licensing, joint development agreements and patent enforcement.