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Christopher Mortweet

Palo Alto +1 650 632 4726 cmortweet@cov.com Download V-card

Christopher Mortweet is a member of the firm's Life Science Transitions Group its Clean Energy and Climate Industry Group. He specializes in representing life science and clean technology companies on a range of transaction matters, including commercial agreements, licensing, strategic collaborations, capital market offerings, and general corporate matters.

  • Represented an emerging biotechnology company in connection with a variety of commercial agreements including sponsored research, material transfer, and nondisclosure agreements.
  • Represented a biotechnology company in their IPO with regard to their intellectual property related public disclosures.
  • Represented banking institutions in their underwriting of life science company public offerings with regard to intellectual property disclosures and diligence.
  • Represented a midsize biotechnology company on a strategic collaboration with a large pharmaceutical company for the development of immuno-oncology therapies.

Pro Bono

  • Represented Oxfam America as amicus in opposition to the “Travel Ban,” filing briefs in the 4th Circuit, 9th Circuit, and Supreme Court.

Previous Experience

  • Virginia House of Delegates, Legislative Aide
  • Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Intern
  • Bar Association of San Francisco, Justice & Diversity Center, Outstanding Volunteer in Public Service (2017)