Lance Termes is an associate in the firm’s Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Patent Prosecution Group. His practice is focused on patent prosecution in the United States and abroad, freedom-to-operate analyses and opinion work, primarily in the fields of immunology, oncology, molecular biology and pharmaceutical formulation. Lance also has extensive experience with recombinant micro-organisms for the production of biofuels and related products.
Lance has served as in-house patent counsel to a clinical stage pharmaceutical company involved in the discovery and clinical evaluation of compounds for the treatment of cancer. His experience in the corporate setting has been useful for providing a business-based, product-driven approach to strategic patent portfolio development.
Lance earned his J.D. from the James E. Rogers College of Law at The University of Arizona in 1999. He received his M.S. in 2005 in applied biosciences, with an emphasis in molecular and cellular biology, and his B.S. in chemistry in 1994 from the University of Arizona. He is admitted to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the California Bar, the Washington Bar, and before the U.S. Federal Courts in California and Washington, and the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.
- Member – American Intellectual Property Law Association