James Whittle

Associate

+1 202 728 7156
jwhittle@cooley.com

James Whittle advises biotechnology companies on patent strategy, portfolio development, and litigation. He brings to bear experience in Biologics and Hatch-Waxman litigation and as a bench scientist in the life sciences. Prior to becoming an attorney, he conducted basic scientific research in structural and molecular biology, including postdoctoral research on antibodies and vaccines.

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Experience

  • Cooley advises Zymergen on patent matters surrounding $400 million landmark agtech deal 

Education

  • The George Washington University Law School
    JD, Highest Honors, Order of the Coif, 2016

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    PhD, Biology, National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow
    2010

  • Harvard College
    AB, Chemistry
    magna cum laude, 2003


Admissions & Credentials

District of Columbia

Massachusetts

Registered to practice before the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO)

Memberships

  • American Bar Association

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science

Contact

+1 202 728 7156 office
jwhittle@cooley.com

1299 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20004-2400