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Vinson & Elkins Adds Prominent IP Lawyer as Partner
Ira Schreger, a Prominent intellectual property lawyer has joined Vinson & Elkins as partner in the firm’s New York office effective immediately.
Schreger has more than three decades of IP and corporate law experience, including 10 years with manufacturing conglomerate, Sequa Corporation, as its Senior Vice President – Legal. He has vast experience representing clients involved in technology-centered transactions, with an emphasis in the life sciences sector. His practice includes the structuring, preparation, and negotiation of agreements respecting licensing and technology transfer; development, production, supply, distribution, and marketing arrangements; and transnational joint ventures, complex partnering, collaborations, and technology alliances.
Most recently, Schreger was a partner at Loeb & Loeb in New York. During the past decade, Ira has represented global pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical instrumentation companies in dozens of matters, with particular emphasis on transactions involving intellectual property.
The addition of Ira is part of V&E’s strategic effort to strengthen the depth of the firm’s 49-lawyer intellectual property practice.
In the press release at the firm’s site, V&E partner Connie Huttner, who leads the IP practice in New York was quoted as saying: “We are delighted that Ira is joining us. Ira is a creative lawyer, representing major global pharmaceutical companies on numerous innovative matters. His presence will add tremendously to our life sciences and technology transactions practices, and will enhance our already strong and growing national patent litigation practice.”
Vinson & Elkins LLP is an international law firm with approximately 750 attorneys. The firm has offices in 14 major energy, financial, and political centers worldwide, including Abu Dhabi, Austin, Beijing, Dallas, Dubai, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Moscow, New York City, Palo Alto, Shanghai, Tokyo, and Washington, D.C.