Wolf Greenfield Welcomes Counsel Laura Vogel
We are pleased to announce that Laura A. Vogel has joined the firm as counsel. Ms. Vogel advises clients in the pharmaceutical and technology industries on intellectual property matters including litigation—particularly Hatch-Waxman litigation—patent prosecution and portfolio development; due diligence investigations; and freedom-to-operate, patentability, infringement, validity and inequitable conduct opinions.
Ms. Vogel also has significant experience representing clients in interferences before the United States Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences and now the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), where she has served as lead counsel in multiple inter partes reviews (IPRs). She has prepared and prosecuted U.S. and foreign patent applications in the areas of biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, food sciences, molecular and cellular biology, recombinant DNA technology, therapeutic proteins, diagnostic assays, gene therapy, vaccines and tissue sealant technology.
Prior to joining Wolf Greenfield, Ms. Vogel was a partner at Duane Morris LLP, where she represented biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies in both opinion and litigation matters and played a major role in establishing the firm’s Hatch-Waxman practice. She has more than a decade of experience in pharmaceutical practice, and has been involved in more than 20 Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) litigations as litigation counsel or co-counsel.
“Laura Vogel is a tremendous asset to the firm. Her background in ANDA litigation and practice before the PTAB will bring additional depth and value to our biotechnology, pharmaceutical and litigation practices,” said Michael Siekman, co-chair of Wolf Greenfield’s Biotechnology Group.
“I am thrilled to be joining Wolf Greenfield,” said Ms. Vogel. “The firm has a strong reputation and commitment to clients in the biotech and pharmaceutical industries, and I look forward to contributing to the team’s success.”
Ms. Vogel received her bachelor’s degree from the University of New Hampshire and her J.D. from Tulane Law School. Her professional affiliations include Women in Bio and the Boston Patent Law Association. She is licensed to practice in Massachusetts, New York and Washington D.C., as well as before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.