Biotechnology and Life Sciences


Biotechnology involves the use of cellular and biomolecular processes to develop products and technologies that improve health and well-being. Manufacturing processes, healthcare, energy, and agriculture have seen major improvements through biotechnology.


The attorneys at PWB regularly handle matters involving biotechnology inventions, including:

  • Biopharmaceuticals, vaccines, and therapies
  • Disease detection tools and methods
  • Improved enzymes, yeasts, and other microbes used in the manufacturing process
  • Streamlined chemical manufacturing processes
  • Crops with improved disease and pest resistance, herbicide, drought, and salt┬átolerance, reduced allergens, and improved yields and nutrition
  • Biofuels


We have extensive knowledge and experience in the following life science disciplines, which are at the core of biotechnology:

  • Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Cancer biology
  • Cell biology
  • Ecology
  • Enzymology
  • Genetics
  • Genomics
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular biology
  • Physiology
  • Plant and animal science
  • Proteomics
  • Virology