Chemicals Winning Formula

The unique rules and competitive landscape of the chemistry and life sciences industry requires astute legal counsel capable of tackling industry-specific challenges, while capitalizing on potential opportunities. Kilpatrick Townsend offers chemistry and life sciences clients everything they need to bring their ideas and technology from conception to commercialization. Our internationally-recognized practice provides proactive counsel and cutting-edge legal solutions to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, government and private research organizations, academic medical centers, and CROs/SROs of all sizes — from growth to middle market to large publicly-held corporations. Attorneys across our intellectual property, corporate, and litigation sectors work collaboratively to maximize our clients’ R&D investments, while securing the fruits of their research and protecting their brands.


Global Opportunities

Our attorneys work with U.S. clients throughout North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America, as well as international clients doing business in the U.S. on transactions totaling billions of dollars. We provide a broad range of transactional, corporate, commercial, finance, and intellectual property-related legal services, while developing national and cross-border strategies from negotiations to closure. When necessary, our acclaimed prosecutors and litigators step in to enforce our clients’ legal rights or defend against allegations in U.S. federal and state trial and appellant courts, the USPTO, and in arbitration forums throughout the world.

Focus Areas

  • Venture Capital & Corporate Finance
  • Securities & Public Offerings
  • Privacy & Security
  • Outsourcing
  • Licensing, Development & Distribution
  • Complex Commercial Transactions
  • Intellectual Property
  • Mergers, Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Strategic Alliances & Spinoffs
  • Consumer Product Safety
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Product Liability
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Labor & Employment & Employee Benefits
  • Tax Structures


What It Takes

To ensure we deliver the highest quality of service, Kilpatrick Townsend assembles a broad range of legal and scientific talent, many of whom possess advance degrees in biochemistry, chemistry, molecular and cellular biology, chemical engineering, biomedical engineering, and technology. We fully understand the constantly-evolving legal and technical landscape surrounding the chemistry and life sciences industry, and know what it takes to build, support, and protect our clients’ assets by finding the best, most efficient, and innovative solutions to their legal needs. As such, we work effectively and efficiently across all areas of chemistry and life science, including genetics, diagnostics, therapeutics, medical composition, treatments and delivery, and bioinformation.

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