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Dianna L. DeVore, Ph.D.

Dianna L. DeVore, Ph.D.

Convergent Law Group, LLP

Mountain View, CA, USA


Dianna DeVore is a partner of Convergent Law Group, LLP. Dianna’s experience includes patent portfolio development, post-grant proceedings, and transactional work in support of product development in the life sciences. Dianna has developed and implemented product protection strategies for various technologies within the life sciences, including diagnostic devices and methods, monoclonal antibody discovery and use, devices for delivery of therapeutics, cell-based therapies, and genomics platforms.

From 2010 through March 2015, Dianna was Senior Vice President of Intellectual Property and Legal Affairs at Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc. a company providing non-invasive prenatal testing services for assessing the risk of various fetal chromosomal aneuploidies. Dianna has served as inside counsel for various companies including VP of property at Complete Genomics, Senior Counsel at Cambridge Antibody Technology (a wholly-owned subsidiary of AstraZeneca) and Associate Director of Patents at Elan Pharmaceuticals. In 2002, Dianna co-founded the Australian Stem Cell Centre (ASCC) in Melbourne, Australia, the first Australian Biotechnology Centre of Excellence, where she was Chief Operating Officer and VP, Cardiac Development.

Dianna holds a B.A. in Biology and Art History from Johns Hopkins University, a Ph.D. in Genetics from Yale University and a J.D. from Stanford Law School. She is a member of the California State Bar and is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
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