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Tom Meyers has over 20 years of experience representing the industry leaders in life science. He is internationally- recognized for his experience in creating, implementing and monetizing effective patent strategies. Tom leads the Intellectual Property Group at Brown Rudnick and is the founder and Co-Chair of the Firm’s multidisciplinary Life Sciences Group.
Tom represents public and private companies, investors, and academic institutions in the life sciences arena. His portfolio of life science companies spans diagnostics medical devices, life science tools and technology platforms, genomics, and therapeutics.
Before joining Brown Rudnick, Tom was a partner at Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault LLP and at Cooley, LLP. From 2004 – 2007, Tom served as Vice President and General Counsel of Helicos BioSciences Corporation, where he directed and implemented patent and legal strategies and played a significant role in that company’s IPO.
Tom speaks and writes extensively on patent and licensing matters, and presents frequently at major pharma and life sciences meetings. Tom is a leader in creating monetized barriers to entry and he is responsible for creating the foundational IP for a number of successful life sciences companies. Tom has served as an adjunct professor of law at Suffolk University Law School; and most-recently at MIT.
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