The law firm Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced Thursday that Stephen Reiter has joined its intellectual property department as counsel.
Reiter, who will practice from the firm's San Diego office, also will be a member of the health and life sciences team.
“Steve is recognized as a master patent strategist within the San Diego life sciences community and adds further depth to our seasoned life sciences patent team in San Diego, which now includes six Ph.D.s and decades of research experience,” said Ken Jenkins, managing partner of Kilpatrick Townsend's San Diego office. “With the addition of Steve and, earlier this year, corporate partner Kandace Watson, our fast-growing San Diego office has quickly become a local leader in providing patent, transactional and corporate advice to area health and life sciences leaders."
Reiter is a registered patent attorney who focuses his practice in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and chemical industries. He has more than 30 years of experience addressing intellectual property counseling, transactional issues and all aspects of domestic and foreign patent prosecution.
Reiter most recently was of counsel for Foley & Lardner LLP.