Lathrop GPM’s Lisa Hillman Recognized as a 2023 Shining Light by World IP Review


BOSTON (Nov. 9, 2023) — Lathrop GPM Partner Lisa Hillman Ph.D., has been recognized as one of the most influential women in IP across the globe by World IP Review’s WIPR Diversity 2023 as a Shining Light. The annual listing of WIPR’s Shining Lights features "the best and brightest women in the IP field."

Each year, WIPR Diversity profiles outstanding professionals who have played a role in developing diversity and inclusion issues in intellectual property.

"Congratulations to Lisa on this well-deserved recognition," said Cameron Garrison, Managing Partner of Lathrop GPM. "We are grateful to have Lisa as a Partner because of her legal talents and commitment to our firm's culture."

Hillman has more than 20 years of experience in intellectual property law. Her practice encompasses domestic and foreign patent procurement. She also provides strategic patent counseling including patent portfolio management, patent validity opinions, infringement opinions, freedom-to-operate opinions, and due diligence reviews. She has broad technical experience in the areas of biotechnology, human gene therapy, mRNA and siRNA technologies, medical devices, and immunotherapy. Earlier this year, Hillman was also named chair of the Greater Boston Chapter of Women in Bio for 2024.

In addition to handling substantial Intellectual Property legal issues, Hillman has broad technical experience in several sciences such as molecular biology, microbiology, human gene therapy, siRNA technologies, pharmaceuticals and food processing technologies.

To see the full ranking: WIPR Diversity 2023

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