James Whittle

Associate

I help life sciences innovators build their intellectual property from their first patent application up to complex international patent portfolios, positioning them for fund raising, product launch, or acquisition and guiding them through due diligence.

+1 202 728 7156
jwhittle@cooley.com

Dr. James Whittle advises gene therapy, cell therapy, and genomics companies in building and acquiring patent portfolios with an eye towards investor diligence, life cycle management, and ANDA or BPCIA litigation.

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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

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

District of Columbia

Massachusetts

Memberships

  • American Bar Association

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association

contact

+1 202 728 7156 office
jwhittle@cooley.com

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