Marcelo Pomeranz


I synthesize legal and technical expertise to arrive at creative solutions for emerging technologies clients.

+1 202 728 7067

Dr. Marcelo Pomeranz’s practice focuses on the drafting and prosecution of biotechnology patent applications and Plant Variety Protection applications, as well as assisting in the preparation of invalidity/noninfringement, freedom to operate and patentability opinions. He has extensive technical experience in plant biology, RNA silencing, molecular biology and systems biology.

Download full bio


  • Cooley secures key patent on agricultural disease-fighting bacterium for Montana State University's College of Agriculture 

  • Cooley works closely with Provivi - an emerging agricultural company - to revolutionize pest control 

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


  • Georgetown University Law Center
    JD, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2017

  • The Ohio State University
    PhD, Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

  • University of Tennessee
    BS, Biochemistry Cellular and Molecular Biology

Admissions & Credentials

District of Columbia Bar Association

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


+1 202 728 7067 office

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