Ginger Dreger is a partner in the firm’s intellectual property practice group. She concentrates her practice on counseling and providing strategic advice to emerging and established public companies in the biotechnology, medical device, and pharmaceutical industries. She advises clients on domestic and international patent matters, including worldwide patent protection and enforcement strategies; freedom-to-operate issues; intellectual property due diligence; and analysis of third-party patents.
From 1990 to 1999, Ms. Dreger was a member of the in-house legal department of Genentech, Inc., where she served as Section Patent Counsel.
After earning an MS in chemistry from Eötvös Loránd University of Science in Budapest, she worked as a patent specialist and headed the patent department of the pharmaceutical company Gedeon Richter Rt. before moving to the United States. Ms. Dreger received her JD from the University of California Hastings College of Law, and thereafter, has held leadership positions in life sciences and patent prosecution and enforcement practices at national law firms, as well as in firm management.
Daily Journal "Top Intellectual Property Lawyers," 2009, 2011 and 2012
Daily Journal "Top 25 Biotech Lawyers" 2011
Daily Journal "25 Leading IP Lawyers (Patents)," 2010
Member, American Bar Association
Member, American Intellectual Property Association
Member, California State Bar Association
Member, San Francisco Intellectual Property Association
Member, Board of Governors of Hastings College of the Law Alumni Association