Biography

Robert DeBerardine is Worldwide Vice President, Chief Intellectual Property Counsel of Johnson & Johnson where he manages a group of about 270 IP professionals, of whom about 110 are patent and trademark attorneys.

Before joining Johnson & Johnson, Robert was Chief Intellectual Property Counsel for Sanofi. Prior to Sanofi, Robert served as Chief Intellectual Property Counsel for Abbott Laboratories.  Prior to working in-house, Robert practiced at two international law firms where he handled transactional intellectual property matters and intellectual property litigation.

Robert has a BS in Chemical Engineering from Lafayette College and a JD from Cornell University.