Joanna is a patent attorney who focuses on all aspects of services related to patents in the life sciences. She is the owner and principal of BioPharma Law Group, a law firm dedicated to helping biotech and pharma companies navigate IP, corporate, and regulatory issues. Joanna is also an Adjunct Professor at Cornell Law School, a former Adjunct Lecturer at the Harvard School of Public Health, a frequent author of articles related to patent law and healthcare, and a frequent speaker at both domestic and international conferences. In 2013, Joanna published a book called Intellectual Property and Health Technologies: Balancing Innovation and the Public’s Health which examines the relationship between patents and public health in the context of medical technologies. In 2014, Joanna was selected to the National Law Journal’s list of Boston’s Rising Stars.