Diane Lebo, Ph.D.

Dr. Diane Lebo is a patent agent supporting clients within the firm's Intellectual Property Group. With her background in chemistry education and cell and molecular biology research, Dr. Lebo  brings a unique set of skills to the Boston office. Dr. Lebo is passionate about assisting inventors to get their products to market through intellectual property and patent law. 

Dr. Lebo received her Ph.D. in Cell and Molecular Biology from Boston University. In the lab of Dr. Kimberly McCall, Dr. Lebo utilized classic genetic and cutting-edge high throughput techniques to investigate the signaling networks regulating non-autonomous cell death and clearance by phagoptosis.


  • Presenter, "Molecular Regulation of Clearance by Nonprofessional Phagocytes in the Drosophila Ovary," Boston Area Drosophila Meeting, 2021
  • Presenter, "Epithelial cell gene expression and function during developmental nurse cell clearance in Drosophila melanogaster ovaries," 60th Annual Drosophila Research Conference, Dallas, TX, 2019

Professional Affiliations

  • Boston Intellectual Property Law Association (BIPLA)
  • Association for Women in Science (AWIS)
  • Women in the Enterprise of Science and Technology (WEST)
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)


  • Dr. Marion R. Kramer Scholarship, Boston University, 2020
  • Graduate Student Organization Conference Travel Grant, Boston University, 2018
  • Dean’s Fellowship, Boston University, 2014
  • Outstanding Undergraduate Student in Biology, Montclair State University, 2010
  • Miano Chemistry Scholarship for Chemistry Education Students, Montclair State University, 2009
  • Outstanding Student in Analytical Chemistry, Montclair State University, 2009
  • Outstanding Student in General Chemistry, Montclair State University, 2006
  • Edward J. Bloustein Distinguished Scholars Award, New Jersey, 2004
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Tiana Stewart



Boston University, Ph.D. Cell and Molecular Biology, 2022

  • Graduate Student Organization, President (2019)

Montclair State University, B.S. Biology Education & Chemistry, 2010