31 March 2017
Silicon Valley
Reporter: Barney Dixon

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton adds life sciences expert


Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton has added Alan Dow to its intellectual property group.

Dow has joined the firm’s Silicon Valley office as counsel in the chemistry and life sciences team.

He previously worked at Complete Genomics, where he was vice president of IP and legal affairs. He previously held the same role at BGI-Shenzhen.

Jon Michaelson, managing partner of the Silicon Valley office at Kilpatrick Townsend, said: “Alan Dow is an outstanding addition to the firm.”

“He brings nearly 20 years of experience representing clients in the biotechnology industry, with the majority of that time working in-house with leading life sciences companies.”

He added: “Alan Dow’s exceptional background and robust insight gained in-house at Complete Genomics and BGI-Shenzhen will be an outstanding resource for our clients and further propels the firm’s well-respected and deep chemistry and life sciences team.”

Commenting on the move, Dow said: “I am excited to join Kilpatrick Townsend's chemistry and life sciences team.”

“Having worked closely with the team over the years and observing first-hand its outstanding work, I know that I am joining a firm dedicated to providing quality client service and encourages collaboration.”

Dow added: “Kilpatrick Townsend's international reach and strong resources, is a great complement to my practice and I look forward to being a resource to the firm and to our clients."

More people moves news
The latest news from IPPro Patents
Join Our Newsletter

Sign up today and never
miss the latest news or an issue again

Subscribe now
Partner promotions at White & Case
13 October 2017 | New York | Reporter: Barney Dixon
White & Case has promoted 31 new partners, including four intellectual property attorneys, across the US and UK
Campinos elected as EPO president
11 October 2017 | Munich | Reporter: Barney Dixon
António Campinos has been elected as president of the European Patent Office, succeeding Benoît Battistelli
Paul Brinkman rejoins Kirkland & Ellis
09 October 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Kirkland & Ellis has rehired US International Trade Commission (ITC) litigation expert Paul Brinkman as partner
CIPA elects new president
06 October 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys has elected Stephen Jones as president
Bristows makes senior promotions
29 September 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Bristows has appointed Liz Cohen as joint managing partner and promoted senior associates Gregory Bacon and Gemma Barrett
Keystone Law snaps up Will Sander
26 September 2017 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Keystone Law has hired intellectual property solicitor and trademark attorney Will Sander
Buchalter expands IP team in LA
26 Septmber 2017 | California | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Buchalter has hired Willmore Holbrow as shareholder and member of the intellectual property and litigation practice groups in Los Angeles