Vedder Price

Lawrence P. Casson, Ph.D.

Counsel

1633 Broadway 31st Floor New York, New York 10019

+1 (212) 407 7644

Lawrence P. Casson, Ph.D.

Counsel

Lawrence P. Casson, Ph.D. serves as Counsel at Vedder Price and is a member of the Intellectual Property group in the firm's New York office.

He is a registered patent attorney.

Dr. Casson has experience in a broad range of intellectual property areas, including patent portfolio analysis, patent validity and infringement opinions, and patent drafting and prosecution, with particular emphasis on biotechnology. His experience includes interference practice and pharmaceutical litigation. His work has involved immunology, gene and protein expression, stem cells, cell-based screens for modulators of biologically active proteins, therapeutics for cancer, infectious diseases, metabolic disorders, plant molecular biology, and analysis and standardization of dietary supplements.

Dr. Casson received his Ph.D. from Princeton University in Molecular Biology where he carried out research in antibody structure function and somatic hypermutation and selection. He has also investigated genetics and sex-specific gene regulation in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. Dr. Casson has published papers in Journal of Immunology, Journal of Experimental Medicine, Cell, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science and Journal of Bacteriology.

Lawrence P. Casson, Ph.D.

Counsel

Education

  • St. John's University School of Law, J.D., 2000
  • Princeton University, Ph.D., 1996
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, B.S., 1983

Lawrence P. Casson, Ph.D.

Counsel

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2000
  • New York, 2002