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Lucy J. Billings

Tercica, Inc.
Vice President, Legal
Brisbane, CA, USA

Lucy J. Billings, Esq.

Ms. Billings is Vice President, Legal at Tercica, Inc (Ipsen US) a pharmaceutical company based in Brisbane, California, where she specializes in commercial and other strategic transactions and oversees the general contracting function. Prior to joining Ipsen, Ms. Billings was Vice President, Legal-Licensing and Contracts at CV Therapeutics, Inc., a pharmaceutical company based in Palo Alto, California, where she specialized in the drafting and negotiation of a wide variety of strategic transactions and legal aspects of alliance management, and managed the general contracting function.

Other previous positions held include Vice President of Licensing and Strategic Transactions for Incyte Corporation, a genomics company; Corporate Patent Counsel for Cell Genesys, Inc.; Associate in patent law at the Washington, D.C. law firm of Sterne,Kessler, Goldstein & Fox, in Washington, DC.; and research scientist at Genetic Systems, Inc. in Seattle, Washington and the University of Arizona Medical College, Department of Internal Medicine.

Ms. Billings earned her JD degree from the University of Wisconsin, her MS in physiology and her BS in animal science from the University of Arizona.

Ms. Billings is also a professional singer-songwriter and recording artist with a new album, “No Other Road,” scheduled for release in March 2010.


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