Allen Baum, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
Allen is also the chair of the Chemical Practice Group at Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, serves on the firm’s board of directors and is the managing shareholder of the firm's Research Triangle Park, N.C. office. Allen’s work includes freedom-to-operate studies, due diligence review, infringement/validity studies, licensing, paragraph IV litigation, reexamination, and patent preparation/prosecution in the areas of chemistry, pharmaceuticals, biochemistry, biotechnology and medical devices. Allen has successfully testified as an expert witness in patent and licensing matters before a jury.
With nearly 20 years of experience as a patent attorney, Allen was president of the Licensing Executives Society, USA & Canada, in 2006-2007 and chair/president of the Board of Governors for Certified Licensing Professionals (CLP) in 2010-2011.
He holds a J.D. from Widener University School of Law, and a B.S. in chemistry from Muhlenberg College.