Natalie Derzko is of counsel practicing in the areas of intellectual property, strategic counseling, due diligence, patent prosecution, patent litigation, intellectual property policy and law reform. She procures patents and counsels clients on patent matters in a range of technology areas, including pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, nutritional supplements, food technology, and industrial and consumer chemicals. She also counsels clients regarding Bayh-Dole issues and regulatory issues arising under the Hatch-Waxman legislation. Dr. Derzko earned a doctorate from Columbia in which her thesis focused on Hatch-Waxman issues.
She has written and spoken to various audiences on general and specific patent matters and has previously taught “Legal Aspects of Biotechnology” at Johns Hopkins University.