Discoveries For Life

Carter DeLuca’s legal and technical expertise across a wide range of therapeutic areas is the perfect prescription for our biotechnology and pharmaceutical clients to execute effective IP strategies to protect and commercially exploit their innovations during all stages of the drug development process. By combining deep knowledge of the pharma/biotech arts with industry knowledge and legal expertise, our attorneys work closely with your technical and business teams to define and implement a coordinated IP strategy that advances your goals, and helps you see the bigger picture, identifying potential issues and opportunities.

Whether you are a start-up company or a multi-national conglomerate developing a small molecule, nutraceutical, cosmeceutical, or biologic product, Carter DeLuca will proactively take the time to understand your science and business to provide direct, cost-effective strategic advice regarding positioning your IP portfolio, navigating the competitive IP landscape, and dealing with potential partners (whether for licensing or strategic alliances).

A sampling of the diverse pharma/biotech technologies in which we have expertise includes:

Pharmaceuticals, Nutraceuticals, Cosmeceuticals

  • Acne Treatments
  • Biologics
  • Cosmetic formulations
  • Dosage Delivery Systems
  • Dosage Formulations
  • Nutritional Supplements
  • Small Molecules
  • Vaccines
  • Vitamin Formulations


  • Antibody Technologies
  • Bioinformatics
  • Combinational Libraries
  • Immunology
  • Microarray Diagnostics
  • Molecular Modeling
  • Phage Display
  • Proteomics
  • Recombinant Technologies
  • Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs)