Brinks attorney again named a `Life Science Star'

William R. Boudreaux a shareholder and patent attorney in the Ann Arbor office of intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, has again been named a Life Science Star in the third annual edition of “LMG Life Sciences,” which identifies life sciences practitioners in intellectual property law who are consistently recommended as reputable and effective.

Boudreaux was recognized in the categories of patent prosecution and patent strategy and management for his work with new chemical entities, oncology drugs and small molecules. For more than 20 years, Boudreaux has been a practicing patent attorney specializing in pharmaceutical and chemical compounds. His practice at Brinks includes counseling for strategic patent portfolio development, global patent prosecution, IP diligence, and opinions for patentability, validity, and freedom to operate for clients ranging from large companies to startups. Boudreaux previously worked for nearly 15 years as in-house counsel in the pharmaceutical industry. He is co-chair of the Brinks biotechnology and pharmaceutical practice group.