Pamela Cox is a partner and Chair of the IP Transactions practice at Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP. Ms. Cox is talented at unraveling complex deal structures and devising creative agreement solutions. Formerly in-house, Ms. Cox now focuses her practice on intellectual property transactions, protection and dispute resolution for clients ranging from multinational corporations to non-profit institutions. Ms. Cox is a patent attorney who understands her clients’ intellectual property and agreement needs, and remains passionately engaged until their strategic objectives are achieved. Clients consider her an invaluable member of their team:
"Pamela Cox is one of the country’s leading licensing authorities. Nobody works harder than [this] thoroughly commercial lawyer who can quickly get her head around even the most labyrinthine deals. She quickly comes to your rescue with practical guidance in very tight timeframes and is an indispensable ongoing resource who can navigate worldwide negotiations with ease. She is [also] a preeminent authority on university technology transfer and licensing acting for commercial and non-profit clients. Her ability to forcefully protect your rights while quickly and nimbly resolving the most complex issues in negotiations is remarkable. – IAM Patent 1000
“Pam has an exceptional legal mind. She is able to grasp and parse complex legal issues independently, yet with great sensitivity about keeping the client informed. She’s an outstanding negotiator and is able to take a strong position without being disagreeable. She plans ahead for expected compromises downstream, and finds creative solutions to apparent impasses.” – Client Quote (LMG Life Sciences)
Ms. Cox received the Licensing Executives Society International (LESI) President’s Award for Individual Service, recognizing her outstanding years of leadership and service as Chair of the LESI Life Sciences Committee. Ms. Cox is "highly recommended" for licensing and honored as one of "The World’s Leading IP Patent and Technology Licensing Lawyers" by Intellectual Asset Management. She is recognized as a "Life Sciences Star" by LMG Life Sciences, and as one of the Women Worth Watching in Profiles in Diversity Journal. Ms. Cox, named one of the IP Stars – Top 250 Women in IP, is also recognized as an "IP Star" in the World IP Handbook and Survey. She is named a Rainmaker by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA), is recommended by her peers as a "Leading Lawyer" by Leading Lawyers Network (a division of Law Bulletin Publishing Company), and is awarded the Best Lawyers in America© designation in the practice area of Biotechnology Law.
Ms. Cox Chairs Marshall Gerstein’s Strategic Planning Committee, serves as an International Delegate for LES USA/Canada, on the External Relations & Life Sciences Committees for LESI, and on the Finance Committee and Long Range Planning Committee for the University Club of Chicago. Ms. Cox is an adjunct professor at Northwestern University School of Law.