Harris Beach nanotechnology attorneys help clients navigate legal, regulatory and public policy issues arising from this innovative applied science. Our interdisciplinary team members leverage their technical backgrounds to provide insightful and effective intellectual property, risk management and financing strategies for nanotechnology research and applications in industries ranging from pharmaceuticals and medical devices to energy and manufacturing.
With the diverse applications of nanotechnology comes a host of legal, societal and ethical issues. We help clients exploring the research and commercial opportunities of nanotechnology.
Harris Beach has a strong reputation for its knowledge on how to conduct business in New York state. This knowledge assists clients, including nanotechnology companies, with advancing state and local government approvals as well as accessing grants and economic development incentive programs.
Harris Beach attorneys have formulated worldwide intellectual property strategies for universities and nano-based businesses, and aggressively enforced their clients’ IP rights. Team members have also chaired and spoken at national nanotechnology conferences with regards to potential risks and perceived liabilities. They have served on national committees that published informative white papers for thought leaders in Congress and regulatory agencies. Our attorneys have authored a chapter on medical devices and edited chapters on drugs, biologics and combination products for an ABA nanotechnology whitepaper specifically written for industry thought leaders.
Our attorneys and professionals are experienced in business and commercial litigation, corporate law, energy, environmental law, immigration, intellectual property, labor and employment, medical and life sciences, public finance and toxic tort. The patent attorneys on our nanotechnology team, with backgrounds in chemistry, biotechnology, physics and engineering, oversee the worldwide patent prosecution of numerous nanotechnology inventions for corporate and academic clients and their licensees.