SOURCE: Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP

Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP

March 31, 2015 11:14 ET

Choate, Hall & Stewart Partners Dr. Brenda H. Jarrell and Eric J. Marandett Named in Patent Expert Guide 2015 by Legal Media Group

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Mar 31, 2015) - Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP announced today that two of its attorneys -- Dr. Brenda H. Jarrell and Eric J. Marandett -- have been included in the Patent Expert Guide 2015, placing them among "the world's leading practitioners" in patent law. Attorneys were included in the 11th annual guide based on nominations by in-house counsel and peers and extensive research by the Legal Media Group.

Dr. Jarrell is co-chair of the Life Sciences and the Intellectual Property (IP) Groups at Choate. An IP lawyer with keen business savvy, her extensive technical credentials make her well versed in a wide variety of technologies in the biotech, pharmaceutical, and specialty chemical industries. Dr. Jarrell has experience representing all types of companies and institutions at all stages of the life sciences business lifecycle, as well as those who invest in them. 

She has been named a Boston "Lawyer of the Year" for Biotechnology Law by Best Lawyers, and is regularly listed in Chambers USA, Best Lawyers in America, The Legal 500, IAM Patent 1000, and Managing Intellectual Property as one of the top lawyers in the profession. She received her J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School in 1998 and her Ph.D. from the University of California, San Francisco in biochemistry and molecular biology in 1993. She received an M.A. and a B.A. in chemistry, magna cum laude, from Harvard University in 1988.

Marandett is co-chair of Choate's Litigation Department and Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group. He represents biotech, pharmaceutical, and technology companies in high stakes patent litigation and other intellectual property and commercial disputes. He is a seasoned trial lawyer who brings strong business acumen and courtroom skills to every litigation he handles.

He was recently named the 2015 Boston "Lawyer of the Year" for Patent Litigation by Best Lawyers, and is regularly listed in Chambers USA, The Legal 500, IAM 250, IAM Patent 1000, and Managing Intellectual Property as a leading attorney in his fieldHe received his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1992 and his B.A., magna cum laude, from Tufts University in 1988. 

Legal Media Group's Expert Guides series has been a resource for in-house counsel in large corporations worldwide since its inception in 1994. The guides cover a broad range of legal practice areas in as many as 90 jurisdictions. Inclusion in the guide is based on extensive research and a balanced and objective selection process.

Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP, one of the nation's leading law firms, is consistently recognized for excellence by Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA, The Legal 500, World's Leading Lawyers, International Who's Who of Lawyers, and Expert Guides. With all of its lawyers under one roof, Choate focuses on a core group of areas where it represents clients across the United States and internationally and provides exceptional efficiency, service and value. Choate's areas of focus include intellectual property, life sciences, litigation, corporate/M&A, venture capital, private equity, insurance/reinsurance, finance & restructuring, labor and employment benefits, tax, government enforcement & compliance, and wealth management.

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