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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Pallavi Banerjee, PH.D. / Technology Specialist

PhD, Life Sciences, Jadavpur University
MS, Zoology, Banaras Hindu University
BS, Zoology, with honors, University of Calcutta

Pallavi Banerjee joined Clark+Elbing in 2017. Her work involves patent prosecution, primarily in the fields of biotechnology.

Pallavi has a broad range of research experience in the fields of cancer biology, cell biology and immunology. Her doctoral studies focused on establishing a bacterial outer membrane protein as a potential immuno-adjuvant that could effectively bridge innate and adaptive immunity. Her post-doctoral research work at Boston Children’s Hospital involved elucidating cellular and molecular mechanism(s) of diseases, delineating signaling pathways in cancer and physiologic cells, and identifying novel therapeutic targets using in vitro and in vivo techniques. Pallavi has authored and co-authored original research articles in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, Cancer Research, Cancer Letters and International Immunology.

Select Awards & Honors
Basic Science Fellowship from American Society of Transplantation
Senior Research Fellowship from Indian Council of Medical Research, India