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Biotechnology & FDA Law

The drive to find solutions to global issues such as over population, disease epidemics and the climate change crisis is spurring major innovation in the medical, environmental and agricultural sciences. The significant investment required to develop new technologies and profit potential they hold make securing exclusive intellectual property rights through patents essential for individual and corporate developers alike. However, securing biotechnology patents may also involve understanding and complying with laws and regulations established by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

The intellectual property law firm of Peacock Myers, P.C. has the expertise in biotechnology and law practice you need to safeguard your information and inventions.

Biotechnology Expertise

The patent application process alone is complicated and best navigated with the help of a registered patent attorney. However, to adequately prosecute a biotechnology patent, your attorney must understand the information/invention to be protected.

The lawyers at Peacock Myers, P.C. are uniquely qualified to handle biotech patents. Our biotechnology IP team* includes lawyers with advanced degrees in biomedical sciences and biotechnology. Their educational and professional backgrounds lend them expertise in a number of technical areas, including:


* For details, see full resumes for Janeen Vilven-Dogget, PhD and Isaac Estrada.

  • Animal science
  • Biochemistry
  • Biodefense
  • Biofuels
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biology
  • Biomechanics
  • Biopharmaceuticals
  • Biophysics
  • Biotechnology
  • Brain technologies
  • Business methods
  • Cell biology
  • Clean tech
  • Cytometry
  • Drug discovery
  • Environmental
  • Genetics/DNA/RNA
  • GMOs
  • Green technologies
  • Human genome  mapping  and manipulation
  • Laboratory equipment
  • Life sciences and healthcare
  • Medical devices & technologies
  • Medical disciplines
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular biology
  • Molecular biophysics
  • Nanotechnology
  • Neuroscience / neurobiology
  • Nucleotide Sequences
  • Nutraceuticals
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Physiology
  • Plant biology
  • Pollution abatement
  • Purification and separation technologies
  • Recycling technologies
  • Regulatory
  • Sequencing technologies
  • Stem cell biology
  • Sustainable growth technologies
  • Systems biology

The biotechnology IP team can help you acquire a patent term extension and/or process Abbreviated New Drug Applications (ANDAs) as outlined in the Hatch-Waxman Law (the Drug Price Competition and Patent Term Restoration Act of 1984).

When to Seek Patent Protection

Biotechnology is a fast-paced and highly competitive field, making new discoveries, processes and technologies extremely valuable. To protect the profitability of your idea/invention, you must secure exclusive intellectual property rights. However, the FDA approval process makes patent prosecution a lengthy process.

It is in the best interests of an individual or corporate developer to seek legal counsel early about the possibility of a biotechnology patent—before you disclose information to others. The lawyers at Peacock Myers, P.C. can help you determine the patentability of your idea/invention and quickly move forward with the patent application to secure “patent pending” protection.

Local Lawyers, Global Biotechnology IP Protection

Peacock Myers, P.C. is based in Albuquerque with satellite offices in Tulsa, New York and Washington D.C. We can help you acquire U.S. patents as well as international intellectual property protection. Our attorneys can help you identify the most profitable markets overseas for your biotechnology information/invention and file the patent applications with those nations. Contact us to build your IP portfolio.

Peacock Myers, P.C. has the expertise you need to acquire patent protection for your biotechnology information or invention.

Call 877-998-1506 to speak to a registered patent attorney.

New Mexico’s Largest Intellectual Property Firm