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Managing Intellectual Property Names Brinks Ann Arbor Shareholder Boudreaux a Life Sciences Star
July 16, 2012

ANN ARBOR–Brinks shareholder and patent attorney William R. Boudreaux has been named a Life Sciences Star in intellectual property law in the inaugural edition of LMG Life Sciences, a supplement to Managing Intellectual Property magazine.

Mr. Boudreaux is co-chair of Brinks’ Biotech & Pharmaceutical practice group and specializes in pharmaceuticals and chemicals. His practice includes client counseling for strategic patent portfolio development, global patent prosecution, due diligence, and opinions for patentability, validity and freedom to operate. Mr. Boudreaux represents a broad range of biotechnology and pharmaceutical clients, ranging from large companies to start-ups. Before entering private practice, Mr. Boudreaux worked for close to 15 years as in-house counsel in the pharmaceutical industry, including roles as patent counsel at Pfizer Inc. and Eli Lilly and Co. He has extensive experience in global patent portfolio creation, legal opinions, product lifecycle planning and IP due diligence.

LMG Life Sciences serves as a resource for in-house counsel seeking leading lawyers and firms active in the life sciences sector. The guide encompasses intellectual property, regulatory, transactional and non-IP litigation practices, which play important roles in guiding a life sciences product through its lifecycle. Practices and individual attorneys were selected through extensive research, including nearly 1,000 online surveys and interviews with nearly 600 attorneys in the United States, as well as a review of public information and feedback from clients within the industry.

About Brinks Gilson & Lione
Brinks has more than 140 attorneys, scientific advisors and patent agents who specialize in intellectual property, making it one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S. Clients around the world use Brinks to help them identify, protect, manage and enforce their intellectual property. Brinks lawyers provide expertise in all aspects of patent, trademark, unfair competition, trade secret and copyright law. The Brinks team includes lawyers with advanced degrees in all fields of technology and science. In addition to Ann Arbor, Brinks has offices in Chicago, Washington, D.C., Research Triangle Park, Salt Lake City, and Indianapolis. More information is available at

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