N Nicole Stakleff

Partner at Troutman Pepper

N Nicole Stakleff is a partner in the health sciences department of Troutman Pepper. She provides health and life sciences clients with the guidance they need to protect their IP assets and achieve their business goals. Ms Stakleff concentrates her practice in IP law, including developing product exclusivity strategies, strategic patent prosecution and counselling, due diligence and transactional support. Her clients include those in the pharmaceutical, biologic, nutraceutical, cosmetic, medical device, and other health and life sciences fields.

A registered patent attorney since 2002, Ms Stakleff conducts IP due diligence and counsels on transaction documents involving intellectual property, such as licence agreements, collaboration agreements, and mergers and acquisitions. She also advises clients on the interplay of Food and Drug Administration and patent law on pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, dietary health supplement and medical device products, including patent term extension applications and Orange Book patent listings. She also provides strategic counselling on best practices for the creation and management of robust, value-driven IP portfolios.

Ms Stakleff is a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association and the Ohio Pharmacists Association. She is a frequent writer and speaker on a range of IP topics in the health sciences and dermatology space. She is part of a small group of Troutman Pepper attorneys who provide pro bono legal services to individuals and organisations supported by the Advancing Innovation in Dermatology Accelerator Fund. The fund was designed to help advance product development of important scientific discoveries and support new early-stage technologies that have the potential to improve skin health.

Professional associations

  • AIPLA
  • Ohio Pharmacists Association

Firm details

Troutman Pepper
501 Grant Street
Suite 300
Pittsburgh PA 15219-4429
United States

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