Dr. Shantanu Basu
Basu IP, PC
Shantanu Basu has provided legal and strategic counseling for the development of intellectual property portfolios in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and life science-related fields for start-ups, multinational corporations and academic institutions in the US, Europe and Asia. His practice involves prosecuting patent applications, as well as inter-partes and ex parte procedures in the US and globally. He has been active in litigation of patents involving diagnostics, therapeutics, biologics and medical instruments. He has advised on life cycle management and regulatory issues for pharmaceuticals and biologics in the US and abroad.
Prior to founding Eckman Basu LLP, Dr. Basu was a member of intellectual property groups at the Silicon Valley offices of major international law firms: Morrison & Foerster, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati and Mintz Levin. Dr. Basu holds a Ph.D. in molecular biology and conducted research at the University of California with Dr. Harold Varmus prior to joining the legal profession.
Dr. Basu has technical expertise and in-depth experience related to the areas of virology, immunology, small molecules, biologics, therapeutics, drug delivery systems, diagnostics, high throughput screening, biofuels, nanotechnology, gene therapy and bioinformatics. He has lectured throughout the world and has been quoted by scientific, legal and business journals