Hunter Baker chairs the firm's Pharmaceutical Group and focuses his practice on patent prosecution and strategic counseling in the areas of pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, chemistry, materials and medical devices. Hunter counsels clients on patent prosecution, patentability searches, freedom to operate studies, opinion letters and licensing.
Hunter completed his medical training at Harvard Medical School, where he was an MD-PhD student in the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology. His graduate work in Professor EJ Corey’s laboratory at Harvard University focused on the enzymatic mechanism of lanosterol synthase, an important enzyme in the biosynthesis of cholesterol and other steroids.
"Hunter knows that if I don’t respond to an e-mail and it’s really important, he will call me. I am perfectly comfortable having him handle things without me if he needs to. He has never lost sight of who the client is and has a great perspective on working with us as a team."
Hunter was named a "Life Science Star" by the seventh annual edition of LMG Life Sciences. The LMG Life Sciences guide is based on nearly 1,000 interviews and surveys completed by partners active in the market, interviews with clients and leading lawyers, and review of public information.
Hunter has been repeatedly named to the Massachusetts Super Lawyers list for his work in the field of intellectual property law. He has also been repeatedly named to Managing IP’s IP Stars list as a Massachusetts Patent Star.
Hunter is an avid scuba diver.