Attorney Gary D. Colby Joins Preti Flaherty’s Intellectual Property Group

Preti Flaherty is pleased to announce that attorney Gary D. Colby has joined the firm’s Intellectual Property group, working in the Boston office.

Gary brings more than 20 years of experience as a patent attorney, specializing in chem/bio and pharmaceutical technologies and joins the firm after working in Philadelphia at national law firms and in patent boutique firms throughout his career. His practice will focus on advising clients regarding securing and enforcing their patent rights and navigating the patent rights of others. His clients include large and small pharmaceutical and diagnostic companies, medical device manufacturers, chemical manufacturers, plastic fabricators, university tech transfer offices, and individual inventors.

Gary is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center. With a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering and a Ph.D. in anaerobic microbiology, both from Virginia Tech, Gary brings a deep technical background in the biotechnology, chemical, medical, and mechanical fields to his approach to practicing law.

Preti Flaherty’s Managing Partner, John M. Sullivan said, “Gary is a tremendous addition to our Intellectual Property practice group, offering a sophisticated technical knowledgebase ideally suited to servicing clients in the life sciences and biotech fields. Having established himself in the Philadelphia area for two decades, we are glad to have Gary select to join us in our Boston office for the next phase of his career.”