Leech Tishman Lawyer Laura M. Lloyd, Ph.D. Recognized as 2014 Top Woman Lawyer in Intellectual Property Law

Well-Known Intellectual Property Lawyer Recognized as Top Lawyer by Los Angeles Magazine

LOS ANGELES, CA – Leech Tishman is pleased to announce that Intellectual Property attorney Laura M. Lloyd, Ph.D, was recently recognized as a “Top Woman Lawyer in Intellectual Property Law” for 2014 by Los Angeles Magazine. A registered patent attorney, Dr. Lloyd practices in Leech Tishman’s Los Angeles office.

With her extensive skill and experience in molecular biology, immunology and virology, Dr. Lloyd helps companies and universities protect their intellectual property. She represents and counsels clients in domestic and international patent and trademark prosecution, negotiation of patent licenses, and trademark coexistence agreements. Dr. Lloyd also represents clients in opposition and infringement cases before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, federal courts, and the International Trade Commission.

Combining her law degree with her doctorate in Molecular Biology, Dr. Lloyd brings her legal expertise to bear on patent application preparation and prosecution, both foreign and domestic, in areas ranging from biotechnology, molecular biology, immunology and virology to diagnostics, medical devices, therapeutics, small molecules, and pharmaceuticals.

Adding to her extensive list of experiences, Dr. Lloyd was a National Institutes of Health funded Research Associate, a Post-Doctoral Training Fellow in the Department of Pathology and Microbiology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, and a Research Scientist with Streck Laboratories in Omaha, Nebraska.

The Top Woman Lawyers recognition is part of the California Super Lawyer selection process. Attorneys selected as Super Lawyers are among the top five percent of California’s licensed attorneys.  Los Angeles Magazine and California Super Lawyers Magazine both recognize outstanding attorneys in more than 70 areas of practice using a rigorous, multiphase selection process that considers 12 separate indicators of peer recognition, professional achievement and high ethical standards.

“We are delighted to see Laura recognized among the top IP attorneys in the state,” stated Jeffrey G. Sheldon, a partner in Leech Tishman’s Los Angeles office. “We take pride in the wealth of knowledge and experience that our lawyers possess and the outstanding services they offer to our clients across the country.”

Leech Tishman is a firm dedicated to providing full-service commercial legal services to individuals, businesses, and institutions. We combine a deep understanding of our clients and their businesses with skilled legal counsel to find solutions. Leech Tishman offers legal services in alternative dispute resolution, bankruptcy & creditors’ rights, construction, corporate, corporate & organizational investigations, employment, energy, environmental, safety & toxic torts, estates & trusts, government relations, insurance coverage & corporate risk mitigation, intellectual property, international legal matters, litigation, real estate, and taxation. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, Leech Tishman also has offices in Chicago, IL, Los Angeles, CA, New York, NY and Wilmington, DE. For more information call 412.261.1600 or visit www.leechtishman.com.