ATLANTA, GA—Barnes & Thornburg is pleased to announce the addition of IP litigator John W. Cox, Ph.D., as a partner in its Atlanta office. Cox has joined the Intellectual Property Department with a focus on patent litigation and strategic counseling related to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and chemical matters.
Cox’s practice deals with complex scientific subject matter including treatments of rare diseases and cancer, brain chemistry, the gastrointestinal system, drug delivery systems, medical diagnostic methods, the generation of biofuel using bacteria, and processes for manufacturing chemicals and pharmaceutical products.
He is a trusted counselor to innovative life sciences companies, including brand pharmaceutical companies in Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) cases. He advises his clients in developing both offensive and defensive strategies from pre-litigation investigations to discovery, motion practice, and trial, working directly with lead technical witnesses, including inventors and experts.