San Diego, CA/WW Press/October 9, 2017– James J. Mullen III, Partner and Attorney with Morrison & Foerster was selected for inclusion in the forthcoming Top Attorneys of North America 2017-18 edition of Who’s Who Directories.
The Law Firm Morrison & Foerster, San Diego office offers legal services for every phase of a company’s growth cycle. The firm represents a diverse group of private and public companies in virtually every area of the region’s economy, including biotechnology, clean technology, computer hardware and software, medical technology, semiconductors and telecommunications. Many of their San Diego IP lawyers are among the pioneers in the biotech and life sciences field. According to Chambers Global USA 2009 and “consistently rated as ‘excellent’ or ‘very high quality’ by clients ” according to Legal 500 US 2009. Our patent lawyers provide prosecution and counseling advice to inventors, investors, and technology-based companies.
Attorney James J. Mullen III is a Partner with Morrison & Foerster. He focuses strongly in the areas of Patent Counseling and Prosecution, IP Due Diligence and Venture Intellectual Property. As a patent prosecutor, he is well versed in obtaining focused patent protection that provides a commercial advantage in the marketplace, but prosecution is just one aspect of his practice. As well experienced in conducting intellectual property due diligence studies on both the buy- and sell-side for acquisitions and funding purposes. In addition he provides counseling on infringement issues and post-issuance proceedings, including inter partes review and reexamination proceedings for market-leading biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, as well as small to midsize life sciences entities. He has counseled numerous clients pursuing inventions in a variety of biotechnology-related areas, including molecular diagnostics, clean technology, cancer therapeutics and diagnostics, infectious disease therapeutics, and small molecule screening protocols, as well as those seeking protection for novel nucleic acid and amino acid sequence protection.
Attorney James J. Mullen extends his scientific expertise with his legal training crafted commercially to relevant solutions for his clients . Prior to graduate school and law school, Dr. Mullen worked in various laboratories: at Hybritech, Inc., a pioneer in the development of monoclonal antibodies, and at the Research Institute of Scripps Clinic. He holds a Ph.D. in biomedical sciences from the University of Texas, and a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and cellular biology from the University of California San Diego.
Mr. Mullen attributes his success in being protective, proprietary and professional and is most pleased getting clients the pate to put their goals and dreams into fruition.
Mr. Mullen is happily married to his wife, Nancy, they have three children.
The Top Attorneys of North America, a New York based publication, distinguishes and profiles leading attorneys who have reached a recognizable degree of success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of the accomplishments within the North American legal community.