Joanna T. Brougher, Esq., MPH

Founder & Principal

BioPharma Law Group, PLLC

Joanna is the Owner and Principal of BioPharma Law Group, PLLC. She is a patent attorney who focuses her practice on all aspects of services related to patents in the life sciences. Joanna has experience counseling clients on the Hatch-Waxman Act and is monitoring developments involving biosimilars under the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act. Joanna is also a former Adjunct Lecturer at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the current Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Commercial Biotechnology.  She regularly speaks or lectures on intellectual property-related topics and is a frequent author of articles related to patent law and healthcare.  In 2013, Joanna published a book called Intellectual Property and Health Technologies: Balancing Innovation and the Public's Health which examines the relationship between patents and public health in the context of medical technologies. In 2014, Joanna was selected to the National Law Journal’s list of Boston’s Rising Stars. Joanna received her J.D. degree from Boston College Law School, and is admitted to the Massachusetts and New York State Bars as well as the USPTO.