Priscilla F. Gallagher Shareholder
Priscilla Gallagher is a Shareholder at McAndrews, and has a wide range of experience in all aspects of intellectual property practice. She has over 30 years of experience in patent and trademark prosecution and opinion work, and is known for her thoroughness and detail orientation.
Priscilla specializes in strategically developing, obtaining and maintaining global patent portfolios, as well as patent analysis for both patent owners and patent opponents. She is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and has prepared numerous patent applications in the chemical, chemical processing, pharmaceutical, medical device and mechanical arts. She has particular experience with patent prosecution involving polyurethane chemistries, agricultural compositions, personal care and detergent compositions, biocides, food and flavoring technologies and small molecule pharmaceuticals. Priscilla also has experience with European oppositions. She has negotiated patent licensing and technology sharing agreements in such diverse fields as wellbore gas detection systems, plasma treatment processing and polymeric films.
In addition, Priscilla counsels clients on patentability, infringement and validity issues, and has prepared clearance and validity opinions in a wide range of technologies, including emulsion explosives, viscosifiers, surfactants, electrochemical fuel cells, thermoformed plastics, plastic films, contact lenses and pharmaceutical compositions.
Priscilla also manages all aspects of the trademark portfolios for several clients, including clearing trademarks, and obtaining and maintaining registrations on a world-wide basis.
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