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Gwilym Attwell

Fish & Richardson P. C., Partner

Wilmington, Delaware
Gwilym Attwell is a principal in the Delaware* office of Fish & Richardson P.C., managing the local presence of Fish's highly regarded patent prosecution and counseling practice. Mr. Attwell's practice is focused on U.S. and foreign patent prosecution, opinion work, due diligence studies, and client counseling in the fields of biotechnology, medical devices, and pharmaceuticals. He also assists clients in the strategic development and monetization of internal patent portfolios, patent process implementation and the assessment of third-party IP collaborations. In addition, Mr. Attwell works with clients on post-grant proceedings, including inter partes review and post-grant review petitions, and general post-grant patent strategy. He is a frequent lecturer on topics related to practice before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Mr. Attwell has counseled clients ranging from startups and emerging companies to Fortune 500 corporations on biotech, chemical, pharmaceutical, and medical device patent applications. His technical experience includes vaccines, antibodies, genomics, polypeptides, small molecule inhibitors, gene therapy, diagnostics, and therapeutics. Mr. Attwell has been recognized by Intellectual Asset Management as one of "The World's Leading Patent Practitioners" since 2012, and is described as "a life sciences whiz who is a 'go to' adviser on IP development and monetisation for prestigious innovators." IAM also describes Mr. Attwell as "high skilled, yet very approachable – a great combination – and will answer a question or deal with a problem at a moment's notice." Prior to his legal career, Mr. Attwell's technical experience includes serving as a pharmacologist at Wyeth-Ayerst Research in the bone metabolism and osteoporosis research department, where he developed and implemented high-throughput screening assays to identify lead compounds and performed basic research using cell and molecular biology. He was also a research technician at the Cleveland Clinic Research Institute, where he performed research on pathogenic viruses, e.g., vesicular stomatitis virus and human parainfluenza viruses. *Not admitted to practice in Delaware – practice in Delaware limited to federal courts and agencies listed below or otherwise authorized by law.

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