IP Life Sciences Partner Jeffrey Morton Named to IAM Strategy 300 for Second Time
September 6, 2022: Procopio Intellectual Property Partner Jeffrey Morton has been named for the second straight year to the IAM Strategy 300 list for Legal-Technology Transfer. IAM is a leading global news source on intellectual property matters. Earlier this year IAM recognized Jeff as an IAM Patent 1000 attorney. He has previously been recognized by the World Intellectual Property Review as a U.S. Patent Leader and Trademark Leader and was recently named to the 2023 Best Lawyers® list for Biotechnology and Life Sciences.
Jeff is an active member of Procopio’s Life Sciences practice, providing strategic intellectual property advice, including patent prosecution, and related transactional support for emerging and mature companies in a wide variety of industries, with a particular focus on life sciences and medical technologies. He has extensive patent experience in technologies including genomics, immunology, and gene editing, and advises on complex freedom-to-operate life sciences issues. Jeff also maintains an active trademark practice and provides cross-border legal advice with Canadian clients, being admitted in both the U.S. and Canada.
His clients range from startups to fully mature enterprises. Jeff, whose science background includes a Ph.D. in Immunology, brings a holistic vision to his clients, crafting IP protection and commercialization strategies uniquely suited to each company’s technology, market niche, and growth ambitions.
According to IAM, it identifies attorneys based on their depth of expertise, market presence and sophistication of work. IAM conducts interviews with and gathers written submissions from individuals detailing their patent activity, and recognizes those individuals who stand out for their skills and insights.
Procopio attorneys and practice groups are routinely named to various legal rankings lists, including Best Lawyers, Martindale-Hubbell, and Chambers and Partners. The San Diego Business Journal ranks Procopio as the largest San Diego-based law firm. American Lawyer magazine and Law360 place Procopio high in their rankings for law firm diversity, and Procopio is recognized by Diversity Lab as a Mansfield Certified Plus law firm, one of only a few dozen in the United States.