Paula Campbell Evans
Paula Evans joined the firm in 2016, bringing considerable expertise in patent and intellectual property matters, including patent portfolio development and management, infringement and validity analysis, and intellectual property strategy. She also has extensive experience in transactional matters, including licensing, collaborations and other corporate partnering transactions, and working with investment banks and private equity funds on intellectual property due diligence matters and patent portfolio analysis. Paula is a registered patent attorney and works mostly with university and institutional clients advising on patent portfolio development and management and providing transactional support.
Prior to joining Patent GC, Paula served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Nuclea Biotechnologies, Inc., where she oversaw a variety of legal matters, including management of the company’s patent portfolio, licensing and other transactions, corporate compliance, securities offerings and shareholder relations, litigation and regulatory matters. Before Nuclea, Paula spent more than twenty years working in large law firms representing clients in the life sciences area ranging from small discovery-stage to well-established large companies, with a special focus in the pharmaceutical and in vitro diagnostic industries.
Most recently, she was a partner at Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal, LLP, where her practice involved a combination of business transactional and intellectual property matters. Prior to SNR, she practiced at Palmer and Dodge, LLP, where she was partner in the Business Practice Group and Co-Chair of the Patent Practice Group, and at Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault, LLP, where she was a partner in the Patent and Intellectual Property Practice Group.
Paula has served as an adjunct faculty member at Boston University Law School, where she taught professional development courses in the areas of intellectual property and business transactions. She also has authored numerous articles on intellectual property matters.
Paula received a BS in Biology from Purdue University, and a JD from Suffolk University Law School, where she graduated cum laude.
Paula is a life-long fan of the Red Sox and Bruins, and enjoys going to games with her husband. When she is not cheering on the Red Sox or the Bruins, she enjoys baking artisan breads, walking and taking yoga classes.