Anne Schneiderman Joins MedTech Board of Directors

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

ITHACA, N.Y. — March 26, 2013 — Anne Schneiderman. Ph.D., recently joined the Board of Directors of MedTech, the hub of Upstate New York’s bioscience and medical technology industry. Dr. Schneiderman is a partner of the Harris Beach law firm where she is a member of the Intellectual Property Practice Group.

“Anne’s unique background in both the law and the life sciences brings a valuable perspective and asset to MedTech’s Board of Directors,” said Jessica Crawford, president of MedTech.  “Her determination to highlight trends in patent law will help our members make the most out of their innovations.”

A biologist as well as a patent attorney, Dr. Schneiderman’s practice focuses on domestic and foreign patent procurement, opinion work and strategic planning. She has represented high technology clients in the field of patent law dealing with biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, nanotechnology, medical devices, environmental chemistry and agriscience. Prior to practicing law, Dr. Schneiderman had a 20-year career as an academic researcher and professor. She holds a Ph.D. from Harvard University as well as a law degree from Stanford University.

ABOUT MEDTECH

MedTech is an active association of pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical technology companies, their suppliers and service providers, and research universities. We boost the growth and prosperity of our members by connecting them for collaboration, offering educational programs, sharing news and information, and advocating for the industry with government and leaders. For more information, visithttp://www.medtech.org.     

ABOUT HARRIS BEACH

Founded in 1856, Harris Beach is ranked by The National Law Journal as one of the country’s Top 250 law firms.  Harris Beach and its subsidiaries provide a full range of legal and professional services for clients across New York state as well as nationally and internationally.  Clients include Fortune 500 corporations, privately-held companies, emerging businesses, not-for-profit organizations and individuals.  Principal industries Harris Beach represents include education, energy, financial, food and beverage, health care, insurance, manufacturers, medical and life sciences, real estate developers, and state and local governments and authorities.  The firm’s over 200 lawyers practice among offices throughout New York state in Albany, Buffalo, Ithaca, New York City, Niagara Falls, Rochester, Saratoga Springs, Syracuse, Uniondale and White Plains, as well as in New Haven, Connecticut and Newark, New Jersey. For more information, visit http://www.harrisbeach.com.

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