Patricia Coleman James has joined Abbott Laboratories as Patent Counsel at its headquarters in north suburban Chicago, Illinois. Prior to joining Abbott Laboratories, Ms. Coleman James had been a partner in the San Francisco office of McCutchen Doyle Brown & Enersen LLP.
Ms. Coleman James earned a Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from UCLA and her J.D. from the George Washington National Law Center in 1990. She is a member of the Executive Committee of the Commercial Law Section of the National Bar Association and a member of Abbott’s Legal Division Pro Bono Committee.
Abbott Laboratories is a global healthcare company, whose principal businesses include pharmaceuticals and medical products, including hospital-based medicines and devices, diagnostic tests and instruments and nutritional products for children and adults.