Katya Ascher focuses her practice on patent law issues in litigation and transactional matters across technology sectors. She regularly negotiates every type of agreement associated with technology transfer, research and development, manufacturing and distribution. She has over a decade of experience counseling clients in the United States, France, and the United Kingdom. Her clients include mid-sized companies and start-ups, operating in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device, and engineering fields.
Katya Ascher spent the first five years of her career as an associate in one of the top New York intellectual property boutiques where she litigated cases in district court and the International Trade Commission and advised clients on patent validity and infringement. She subsequently worked as the intellectual property counsel in a French research foundation and as a solicitor in London. Before studying law, Katya gained technical experience as an intern in a genomic research laboratory of a major biotechnology company.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Katya Ascher