Maria Laccotripe Zacharakis
Partner, McCarter & English LLP[email protected]
Maria Laccotripe Zacharakis is managing partner of the Boston office and has 25 years’ experience in IP matters. Dr Zacharakis focuses on life sciences, especially in the fields of biotechnology, molecular biology, immunology, biochemistry, interfering RNA, microbiology, tissue engineering, molecular diagnostics, protein therapeutics and stem-cell therapies. She assists clients in developing and implementing effective IP strategies and building strong patent portfolios that protect and facilitate commercialisation of biological and pharmaceutical products, as well as platform technologies. She assists clients, such as companies and investors, with evaluating IP assets in connection with acquisitions, licensing, collaborations and financing. Dr Zacharakis represents a broad range of clients, including startup biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, established biopharmaceutical corporations and academic institutions.