Lisa Kole is a medical doctor and Ph.D. scientist who has extensive experience in intellectual property law in the life sciences. Her areas of focus include assessment of patents for investment value and building portfolios through patent prosecution and licensing. Dr. Kole also engages in pre-litigation assessments and in patent-related litigation, including ANDA litigation. She has worked in the areas of antibodies, cytokines, and other biologics, small molecule antiinflammatories and other pharmaceuticals, viruses and anti-viral therapies and vaccines, cancer and related treatments, and drug delivery technology. Her clients include pharmaceutical companies, investment and venture firms and universities.
Dr. Kole holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Cornell University and a doctoral degree in Cellular and Molecular Biology from The Rockefeller University. She is also a licensed medical doctor, and during her residency specialized in neurology. She has been a partner at Baker Botts since 1999.