Troy Groetken

Shareholder at McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd

Troy Groetken is a shareholder and board member with McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd. He has approximately 25 years of legal experience in the IP field and more than 25 years of technical experience in the pharmaceutical, biotechnological and chemical fields.

As a registered US patent practitioner, Mr Groetken regularly counsels and is known globally as the “go to” IP attorney for Fortune 100 and 500 firm clients regarding complex IP matters, involving patent portfolio development, implementation and enforcement (especially those matters impacted by recent changes caused by the America Invents Act, abbreviated new drug application and abbreviated biologics licence application regulatory schemas); he advises on and institutes multi-level front-end and back-end acquisition, divestiture, and licensing programmes coordinated with a client-focused business modelling approach; and addresses multi-jurisdictional IP integration issues, ranging from core and non-core patent portfolio due diligence analysis to global portfolio coordination matters (eg, coordination of complex US IP rights, post grant proceedings, reissue and re-examination proceedings with European appeals and oppositions as well as global litigation matters), among others.

He regularly assists clients with a variety of technical disciplines, involving the chemical, pharmaceutical and biotechnological arts encompassing new drug (ie, small-molecule, protein, recombinant, combinatorial technologies) entities, application programming interface development and positioning, generic pharmaceuticals, biosimilars and pharmaceutical conjugates, among others. Mr Groetken also regularly counsels Fortune 100 mechanical and electrical companies with respect to IP matters involving heavy-duty industrial products (eg, diesel engines and aircraft technologies) to small appliances.

Professional associations

  • AIPLA
  • APhA
  • PTAB Bar Association

Firm details

McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd
500 West Madison Street
34th Floor
Chicago IL 60661
United States

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