Wade C. Haaland Ph.D.

Associate

Philadelphia
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Overview

Wade Haaland focuses his practice on patent prosecution in the life sciences. After several years working as in-house counsel and representing other small entities, Wade understands the vital importance of identifying and pursuing keystone intellectual property assets that clients need in order to reach their long-term objectives. Wade's extensive training as a molecular biologist serves his clients well, as he is able to grasp technology quickly and ask pertinent questions to serve his clients more efficiently and effectively.

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  • Managed all intellectual property matters, including portfolio maintenance and IP acquisition, during his time in-house; worked closely with outside counsel in patent infringement litigation; and negotiated favorable settlements in trademark oppositions against large multinational corporations.
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Experience

  • Managed all intellectual property matters, including portfolio maintenance and IP acquisition, during his time in-house; worked closely with outside counsel in patent infringement litigation; and negotiated favorable settlements in trademark oppositions against large multinational corporations.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association

Prior Positions

  • Medical Device Company: In-House Counsel

Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Registration No. 68,018
  • Texas
  • Pennsylvania, 2017

Education

  • J.D., University of Houston Law Center, 2009; Editor, Houston Journal of Health Law & Policy
  • Ph.D., Cellular and Molecular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, 2008, National Science Foundation Fellow
  • B.S., Molecular Biology, Auburn University, 1998, cum laude