The legal staff at Clark+Elbing consists of a nucleus of attorneys with advanced scientific degrees supported by a team of patent agents and technology specialists, each of whom holds a PhD in a scientific discipline.

We have unparalleled expertise in the biological and biochemical sciences, with professionals holding doctorates in such fields as chemistry, genetics, neuroscience, cell biology, developmental biology, molecular biology, neurobiology, and pharmacology.

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Juliet J. DeFrancisco, J.D. / Patent Attorney

JD, Boston College Law School
BS Chemical Engineering,Columbia University

Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Admitted to the bar in Massachusetts, New York, and The Federal District Court of Massachusetts

Juliet DeFrancisco joined C+E in 2016. Her work involves patent prosecution in the fields of chemical engineering, materials science, small molecule and polymer chemistry, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices. She also assists in the preparation of patentability, non-infringement, invalidity, and freedom-to-operate opinions.