The legal staff at Clark+Elbing consists of a nucleus of attorneys with advanced scientific degrees supported by a team of patent agents and technology specialists, each of whom holds a PhD in a scientific discipline.

We have unparalleled expertise in the biological and biochemical sciences, with professionals holding doctorates in such fields as chemistry, genetics, neuroscience, cell biology, developmental biology, molecular biology, neurobiology, and pharmacology.

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Forrester J. Liddle, PHD / Patent Attorney

JD cum laude, Suffolk University Law School
PhD Biological Sciences, Harvard University
BS Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Admitted to the bar in Massachusetts

Forrester Liddle has been at Clark+Elbing since 2005 and an associate since 2011. His work involves patent prosecution, opinion work, and investment due diligence, primarily in the fields of pharmaceuticals, molecular biology, and medical devices. Forrester works with clients to protect innovations related to treatments of cancer, bacterial infections and viral disease; plant disease resistance; drug discovery; medical devices and diagnostics; and human gene therapy.  He also assists in the preparation of patentability, non-infringement, invalidity, and freedom-to-operate opinions.

Forrester's doctoral research employed biochemical, genetic, and molecular biological techniques to study signaling pathways involved in cancer. His research has been published in Biochemistry, Molecular Carcinogenesis, and Carcinogenesis.