Marie McKiernan focuses her practice on patent, trademark, trade secret and copyright litigation.

During law school, Marie participated in a co-op internship program, interning at the First Circuit Court of Appeals for the Honorable Norman H. Stahl and the US Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Chief Counsel. While completing her Masters at Tufts University, Marie did research for the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development, analyzing the development of personalized medicines.

After graduating from the dual-degree program, Marie interned with Wolf Greenfield for four months prior to beginning a judicial clerkship for the Honorable Mary Thomas Sullivan of the Massachusetts Appeals Court. Prior to joining the firm, Marie was an associate at Peabody & Arnold, where she served as insurance coverage and monitoring counsel on behalf of insurers.
  • Named to the 2017 list of Massachusetts Rising Stars by Super Lawyers

Articles

August 15, 2018

Big Changes Come to Post-Grant Trials: Claim Construction Standards and SAS

March 12, 2018

How PTAB Is Defining Printed Publication

Blogs

December 6, 2017

PTAB Continues to Draw a Hard Line on Printed Publications



Scientific Publications

Milne, C., Bryan, C., Garafalo, S. and McKiernan, M. Complementary versus companion diagnostics: apples and oranges? Biomarkers in Medicine. 2015; 9 (1): 25-34.

Milne, C., Garafalo, S., Bryan, C., and McKiernan, M. Personalized medicines in late-stage development. Nature Reviews: Drug Discovery. 2014 May; 13: 324-325.

Fine, D.H., Sreenivasan, P.K., McKiernan, M., Tischio-Bereski, D., and Furgang, D. Whole mouth antimicrobial effects after oral hygiene: a comparison of three dentifrice formulations. Journal of Clinical Periodontology. 2012 November; 39(11): 1056-64.

Fine, D. H., Furgang, D., McKiernan, M., Tischio-Bereski, D., Ricci-Nittel, D., Zhang, P. and Araujo, M. W. B. An investigation of the effect of an essential oil mouthrinse on induced bacteremia: a pilot study. Journal of Clinical Periodontology. 2010 September; 37 (9): 840–847.

Sreenivasan, P., Furgang, D., McKiernan, M., Markowitz, K., Tischio-Bereski, D., DeVizio, W., and Fine, D.H. Clinical Anti-Microbial Efficacy of a New Zinc Citrate Dentifrice. Clinical Oral Investigations. 2009 June; 13 (2): 195-202.

Fine, D.H., Markowitz, K., Furgang, D., Fairlie, K., Ferrandiz, J., Nasri, C., McKiernan, M. and Gunsolley, J. MIP 1 ∝: A Salivary Bio-Marker of Bone Loss in a Longitudinal Cohort Study of Children at Risk for Aggressive Periodontal Disease? Journal of Periodontology. 2009 Jan; 80 (1): 106-113.

Fine D.H., Markowitz, K., Furgang, D., Fairlie, K., Ferrandiz, J., Nasri, C., McKiernan, M. and Gunsolley, J. Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans and Its Relationship to Initiation of Localized Aggressive Periodontitis: Longitudinal Cohort Study of Initially Healthy Adolescents. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 2007 Dec; 45 (12): 3859-3869.


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Marie McKiernan focuses her practice on patent, trademark, trade secret and copyright litigation.

During law school, Marie participated in a co-op internship program, interning at the First Circuit Court of Appeals for the Honorable Norman H. Stahl and the US Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Chief Counsel. While completing her Masters at Tufts University, Marie did research for the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development, analyzing the development of personalized medicines.

After graduating from the dual-degree program, Marie interned with Wolf Greenfield for four months prior to beginning a judicial clerkship for the Honorable Mary Thomas Sullivan of the Massachusetts Appeals Court. Prior to joining the firm, Marie was an associate at Peabody & Arnold, where she served as insurance coverage and monitoring counsel on behalf of insurers.
  • Named to the 2017 list of Massachusetts Rising Stars by Super Lawyers

Scientific Publications

Milne, C., Bryan, C., Garafalo, S. and McKiernan, M. Complementary versus companion diagnostics: apples and oranges? Biomarkers in Medicine. 2015; 9 (1): 25-34.

Milne, C., Garafalo, S., Bryan, C., and McKiernan, M. Personalized medicines in late-stage development. Nature Reviews: Drug Discovery. 2014 May; 13: 324-325.

Fine, D.H., Sreenivasan, P.K., McKiernan, M., Tischio-Bereski, D., and Furgang, D. Whole mouth antimicrobial effects after oral hygiene: a comparison of three dentifrice formulations. Journal of Clinical Periodontology. 2012 November; 39(11): 1056-64.

Fine, D. H., Furgang, D., McKiernan, M., Tischio-Bereski, D., Ricci-Nittel, D., Zhang, P. and Araujo, M. W. B. An investigation of the effect of an essential oil mouthrinse on induced bacteremia: a pilot study. Journal of Clinical Periodontology. 2010 September; 37 (9): 840–847.

Sreenivasan, P., Furgang, D., McKiernan, M., Markowitz, K., Tischio-Bereski, D., DeVizio, W., and Fine, D.H. Clinical Anti-Microbial Efficacy of a New Zinc Citrate Dentifrice. Clinical Oral Investigations. 2009 June; 13 (2): 195-202.

Fine, D.H., Markowitz, K., Furgang, D., Fairlie, K., Ferrandiz, J., Nasri, C., McKiernan, M. and Gunsolley, J. MIP 1 ∝: A Salivary Bio-Marker of Bone Loss in a Longitudinal Cohort Study of Children at Risk for Aggressive Periodontal Disease? Journal of Periodontology. 2009 Jan; 80 (1): 106-113.

Fine D.H., Markowitz, K., Furgang, D., Fairlie, K., Ferrandiz, J., Nasri, C., McKiernan, M. and Gunsolley, J. Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans and Its Relationship to Initiation of Localized Aggressive Periodontitis: Longitudinal Cohort Study of Initially Healthy Adolescents. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 2007 Dec; 45 (12): 3859-3869.

Articles

August 15, 2018

Big Changes Come to Post-Grant Trials: Claim Construction Standards and SAS

March 12, 2018

How PTAB Is Defining Printed Publication

Blogs

December 6, 2017

PTAB Continues to Draw a Hard Line on Printed Publications