Press Release

Haynes Boone Hires Leading Patent Lawyer Angela Grant

July 18, 2022
Angela Grant has joined Haynes and Boone, LLP as a Washington, D.C.-based partner in the firm’s Patent Prosecution Practice.

With a Ph.D. in immunology and microbiology, Angela has significant experience advising clients in the biotechnology and life sciences sectors. Her practice focuses on developing and managing global patent portfolios; performing IP due diligence related to investments and acquisitions; and preparing non-infringement, invalidity, and freedom to operate opinions.

“Angela greatly enhances our bench strength in the biotechnology sector,” said Washington, D.C., Partner Jeffrey Wolfson, chair of Haynes Boone’s Patent Prosecution Practice Group. “She has deep roots in the Boston biotech community and broad-based experience across a range of key technologies. We are thrilled to have her on board.”

Angela has advised clients, ranging from biotech startups to venture capital firms, in connection with technologies involving multispecific and multifunctional antibodies, cell therapies, gene editing, RNA therapeutics, and synthetic oligosaccharides. She previously was a partner in the Boston office of Lathrop GPM LLP.

Angela obtained her Ph.D. from The George Washington University. She was a postdoctoral research fellow at the Harvard School of Public Health. She later earned her J.D., cum laude, from Suffolk University Law School.

“I was attracted to Haynes Boone because of the quality and depth of its patent team and its robust transactional practice,” Angela said. “I look forward to helping Haynes Boone continue to expand its patent and technology transactions capabilities.”

Haynes Boone’s Patent Prosecution and Counselling Practice has experience filing patents spanning numerous technologies, including medical devices, semiconductors, nanotechnology, oil well technology, wireless technology, software and telecommunications networking equipment, among others. Team members have particular skill and insight into helping clients with patent reviews and reexaminations, reissues and other contested post-grant proceedings before the USPTO, including inter partes review and covered business patent reviews.

Haynes and Boone, LLP is an international corporate law firm with offices in Texas, New York, California, Charlotte, Chicago, Denver, Washington, D.C., London, Mexico City and Shanghai, providing a full spectrum of legal services in energy, technology, financial services and private equity. With 600 lawyers, Haynes Boone is ranked among the largest U.S.-based firms by The National Law Journal, The American Lawyer and The Lawyer. It was recognized in the BTI Consulting Group’s 2022 “A-Team” report, which identifies the law firms that in-house counsel commend for providing superior client service.