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Scientific and Operational

Neal N. Beaton, J.D.

Legal Counsel
Holland & Knight LLP

Neal Beaton, J.D., practices in the areas of life sciences, corporate and commercial transactions, and intellectual property. He is experienced in mergers and acquisitions, particularly on behalf of non-U.S. parties; venture capital and minority investments; pharmaceutical and intellectual property licensing, joint development and other technology agreements; joint ventures; distribution agreements; shareholder agreements; employment agreements; trademark and copyright protection; antitrust compliance; and corporate and visa planning.  Beaton has represented Japanese, European and U.S. pharmaceutical companies, biotech companies and not-for-profit entities dedicated to treating and eradicating diseases in worldwide, U.S. and Japanese pharmaceutical licenses as well as in research, collaboration, joint venture and equity investment agreements. Beaton has a law degree from Harvard Law School and an A.B. in government/international relations from Harvard College. He has bar admissions in the state of New York and various federal courts.

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