Dr. Margaret Sampson has a global, strategic intellectual property transaction and patent counseling practice focused in the areas of life sciences, pharmaceuticals, research tools, and medical devices. Intellectual property and technology clients turn to Dr. Sampson for evaluating, structuring, negotiating, and documenting major transactions.
Dr. Sampson has extensive experience advising clients in evaluating patent portfolio positions; analyzing freedom-to-operate issues; identifying and evaluating targets for potential investment, mergers, or acquisitions; and assisting with joint development, inbound, and outbound licensing agreements. Dr. Sampson's experience also includes Hatch-Waxman patent litigation, patent term extensions and adjustments, clinical and manufacturing agreements and royalty acquisitions. Dr. Sampson's scientific background is in molecular genetics, recombinant DNA, and stem cell research.