Leah Reimer '95 co-chairs Cantor Colburn’s Chemical, Material, and Life Sciences Department. She leads a team of 40 attorneys and patent agents in ensuring that clients get the maximum value for their products and services by protecting their intellectual property assets. She provides Fortune 50 and other technology-based companies with sophisticated, creative solutions to complex legal and technical issues. Her counsel is fully supported by the knowledge and experience gained through her Ph.D. in organic chemistry from Stanford University, her work as a research chemist at Eli Lily and DowElanco, and her success as an intellectual property attorney. Reimer graduated from UConn School of Law and from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with honors.
Reimer’s patent prosecution practice is focused primarily on polymer and materials science; pharmaceuticals and pharmaceutical formulation; agricultural chemicals and their formulation; nanotechnology; and metallurgy and ceramics. She is a frequent speaker on emerging areas of patent law. She has twice been designated a Woman of the Law High Achiever by the Connecticut Law Tribune and was named a Woman of Innovation by the Connecticut Technology Council.