VHPM is excited to announce that Dr. Tania Shapiro-Barr has joined our firm!

Tania’s unique background as both an M.D. and a J.D. enriches VHPM’s strengths in Life Sciences, Chemistry, and Electrical Engineering and further broadens our expertise in Medical Devices. She has 11 years of patent law experience working in the areas of medical devices, biotechnology, and pharmaceuticals.

Dr. Shapiro-Barr provides patent and trademark counseling and portfolio management, and provides opinions regarding patentability, freedom-to operate, infringement, and validity. Tania works with a variety of medical device and biotechnology clients, including Fortune 500 companies, mid-size and start-up companies, and university clients. She has authored a number of publications and given presentations on issues relating to life sciences IP.

Tania can be contacted by phone at (952) 876-4096 or by email at tshapirobarr@vhpmlaw.com.