Gene A. Lang, Ph.D. is a registered patent attorney who concentrates his practice on patent cases for clients in the life sciences.
Gene counsels clients on the preparation, prosecution and management of complex patent portfolios. He works with clients to obtain patent protection in technical areas such as biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, nanotechnology, clean energy and medical devices. His practice also includes due diligence investigations and preparing patentability, infringement and invalidity opinions.
Gene has research experience in cellular and molecular biology, embryonic stem cell manipulation, recombinant DNA techniques and genomics. Prior to attending law school, Gene was a pre-doctoral research fellow at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, where he developed mouse models of human cancers and researched mechanisms of cancer metastasis. His research is published in several high-impact scientific journals, including Cell, Nature Genetics, and Genes & Development.
Gene is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center). He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, and his bachelor’s degree in biology, cum laude, from Millsaps College.