Muriel M. Liberto, PhD, Esq.


Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

Muriel received her law degree magna cum laude from Fordham University in New York City. Prior to law school, Muriel earned an undergraduate degree in chemistry from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, and a doctorate in biochemistry from The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.

Muriel’s practice focuses on helping her clients develop patent strategies that maximize strategic value. Her clients feature innovators in the health care industry who are developing molecular diagnostic tools and techniques, platforms for drug delivery, and new therapeutic agents based on both organic small molecules and biologics. In addition to patent drafting, procurement, and portfolio management, Muriel provides counseling on patentability, patent landscape, and freedom to operate. Working with the Mintz Levin team, Muriel also ensures that clients’ IP related interests are well represented and protected in typical transactions, such as confidentiality, materials transfer, licensing, and research collaboration agreements, as well as in financings and acquisitions.