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Voted a Massachusetts SuperLawyers Rising Star for two successive years, attorney John Garvey of Londonderry, NH concentrates his practice on intellectual property procurement and management. As a Partner with K&L Gates, LLP, he advises publicly traded corporations, fledgling ventures, medical institutions, and private organizations in their current and future brands and technological ventures. Mr. Garvey’s work spans many areas of health care, ranging from cancer treatments to stem cells to computationally assisted drug design. John Garvey’s work in stem cells has included structured a licensing deal with a private company in the spinal market and instituting a stem cell donation program in hospitals. His accomplishments in other health sectors include orchestrating the licensure of a radiopharmaceuticals technology to a European firm and serving as counsel during clinical trials of a radiotherapeutic drug. Skilled in corporate finance, Mr. Garvey has acted as investor's counsel during transactions involving several genetic testing labs, an ocular device manufacturer, and a haptics and molecular modeling company.Apart from the medical sector, Mr. Garvey advises high-tech, software, and nutraceutical businesses. While representing a mobile technology company, he led campaigns on behalf of brand and trademark enforcement and filed UDRP and ICANN actions. He also furnished legal counsel during the sale of a social networking venture and a firm providing lab information-management software.Away from his professional obligations, the Londonderry, NH, resident sits on the Board of Directors of the Kelly Packowski Multiple Sclerosis Foundation. Established by a young woman with Multiple Sclerosis, the foundation seeks to improve the lives of New Englanders diagnosed with the disease. John Garvey obtained a Ph.D. in Molecular and Cell Biology from Brandeis University. He earned his legal degree from Franklin Pierce Law Center. 

Work experience


K&L Gates


Jan 1993Present


Franklin Pierce Law Center
Jan 2000

Brandeis University
Jan 1990


Fairfield University