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Brinks Shareholders Boudreaux, Stover Again Named Life Science Stars in Chemicals, Biologics, and Medical Devices
September 19, 2014

CHICAGOWilliam R. Boudreaux and Andrew D. Stover, shareholders and patent attorneys at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, have again been named Life Science Stars in the third annual edition of LMG Life Sciences, which identifies life sciences practitioners in intellectual property law who are consistently recommended as reputable and effective.

Boudreaux was recognized in the categories of patent prosecution and patent strategy and management for his work with new chemical entities, oncology drugs, and small molecules. For more than 20 years, Boudreaux has been a practicing patent attorney specializing in pharmaceutical and chemical compounds. His practice at Brinks includes counseling for strategic patent portfolio development, global patent prosecution, IP diligence, and opinions for patentability, validity, and freedom to operate for clients ranging from large companies to startups. Boudreaux previously worked for nearly 15 years as in-house counsel in the pharmaceutical industry. He is co-chair of the Brinks biotechnology and pharmaceutical practice group.

Stover, whose work includes protection of medical devices for home health, imaging, pediatrics, and respiratory care, was honored in the categories of patent prosecution, patent strategy and management, and general patent litigation. His practice at Brinks includes preparation and prosecution of U.S. and international patent applications, counseling of clients on patent law matters, and preparation of non-infringement, patentability, and invalidity opinions. Prior to becoming an attorney, Stover worked as a mechanical engineer in the aerospace industry. He currently chairs the Brinks patent prosecution practice group.

LMG Life Sciences, which is produced by Legal Media Group, is the only publication dedicated to the comprehensive analysis of the life sciences industry. Research for the Life Science Stars list is based on interviews and surveys of clients and leading lawyers, as well as the evaluation of public information.

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Brinks Gilson & Lione has 160 attorneys, scientific advisors and patent agents who specialize in intellectual property, making it one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S. Clients around the world use Brinks to help them identify, protect, manage and enforce their intellectual property. Brinks lawyers provide expertise in all aspects of patent, trademark, unfair competition, trade secret and copyright law. The Brinks team includes lawyers with advanced degrees in all fields of technology and science. Based in Chicago, Brinks has offices in Washington, D.C., Research Triangle Park, N.C., Ann Arbor, Detroit, Salt Lake City and Indianapolis. More information is at

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