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Brian Gummow has been counseling clients in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device, food processing, and consumer products industries on intellectual property matters for over a decade. Clients look to Brian for exceptional strategy and obtaining and managing robust, enforceable patent protection.

Brian is experienced in contested cases before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and partners with the intellectual property litigators to represent clients in patent infringement litigations in district court and the International Trade Commission. Additionally, he works with venture capitalists to conceive and organize venture financings, start-up initiation, and royalty stream investments. By carefully evaluating a target company’s intellectual property portfolio, including potentially blocking third-party intellectual property, Brian creates value by identifying strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities in concert with plans to mitigate and remedy.

Brian holds a Ph.D. in Molecular and Integrative Physiology from the University of Michigan, where his thesis research focused on regulating gene expression during adrenocortical development. In addition, Brian conducted post-doctoral research in Cambridge, England, where he studied molecular signaling during skeletal muscle repair. He has authored several publications in peer-reviewed journals and has presented his research in multiple international forums.

Brian joined Haley Guiliano from Ropes & Gray and currently serves on the Haley Guiliano’s Best Practices Committee. An avid sports fan, he supports the Michigan Wolverines and the teams from his hometown of Cleveland, Ohio.

Honors & Awards

    • IAM Patent 1000 (2022, 2023)
    • Managing IP Stars (2023)

Memberships & Affiliations

    • The New York Intellectual Property Law Association
    • Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO)