Marya Postner

Partner

+1 650 843 5081
mpostner@cooley.com

Marya Postner is head of Cooley's life sciences partnering practice. Marya represents public and private life sciences companies in a variety of complex transactions including collaborations, license agreements, options to license or purchase, territory-specific licenses, joint venture and other profit-sharing arrangements, co-promotion relationships, and manufacture and supply agreements. She counsels clients with respect to the structuring and negotiation of agreements designed to maximize the value of the company's products and technology assets. She has particular expertise handling strategic alliances between biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies in areas as diverse as collaborative research and the development and marketing of late-stage pharmaceutical products.

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Experience

  • Forbius Agrees to Sell to Bristol Myers Squibb 

  • Sangamo Announces Global Collaboration with Novartis 

  • Sangamo Announces Global Licensing Collaboration Agreement with Biogen 

  • Jazz Pharma Announces Exclusive License Agreement with PharmaMar 

  • Iconic Therapeutics Announces Option and License Agreement with Exelixis 

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Education

  • University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall)
    JD, 1996

  • Princeton University
    PhD, Molecular Biology
    1993

  • Princeton University
    MA, Molecular Biology
    1989

  • Georgetown University
    BS, Biology
    magna cum laude, 1987


Admissions & Credentials

California

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

Memberships

  • American Bar Association

  • Sigma Xi

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science

Contact

+1 650 843 5081 office
+1 650 849 7400 fax
mpostner@cooley.com

3175 Hanover Street
Palo Alto, CA 94304-1130