Biography

As Senior Counsel, Intellectual Property, at Gilead Sciences in Foster City, California. MJ is responsible for developing strategies to support Gilead’s commercial products worldwide, patent drafting and prosecution to support research and development programs, and for patent surveillance / diligence investigations. She has negotiated intellectual property provisions of agreements related to research and clinical collaborations, as well as in-licensing of intellectual property assets. Prior to joining Gilead Sciences in 2012, MJ was Senior Counsel in the Intellectual Property department of WilmerHale in Boston and worked as a scientist at Eli Elly and Company. In her previous work, MJ represented clients in patent litigation in the areas of pharmaceuticals and medical devices, including ANDA litigation.