CYNTHIA WEBB, Ph.D.
Registered Patent Attorney in Israel since 1994
Registered U.S. Patent Agent since 1995
Expertise in Intellectual Property Strategy Portfolio Management
Dr. Webb founded Webb & Associates, Patent Attorneys in 2000 which expanded into Webb & Co. in 2009. Webb + Co. has now joined forces with Luthi + Co. to form Luthi + Webb, the Intellectual Property Group, in 2018.
Dr. Webb specializes in patentability evaluations, due diligence for investors, and freedom to operate opinions in view of third party patents. She has extensive experience in advising clients on patent strategy and portfolio management. Dr. Webb is a registered Patent Attorney in Israel and is a Patent Agent registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Before establishing Webb + Co, Dr. Webb had an academic position at the Weizmann Institute. During her academic appointment Dr. Webb also served as an expert consultant to the World Health Organization for four years, and took sabbatical leaves at the La-Jolla Cancer Research Foundation and U.C. San Diego. After ten years at the Weizmann Institute, Dr. Webb switched to a career in the biotechnology industry, where she worked first at Biotechnology General Ltd. and then at Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. Later on she trained as in-house patent attorney at Pharmos Inc.
Education: Dr. Webb obtained her B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Chemistry from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, and her Ph.D. in Immunology from the Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot working with Profs. Ruth Arnon and Michael Sela, her Ph.D. thesis research being on the drug Copaxone. Dr. Webb also trained as postdoctoral fellow at the Rockefeller University working with Nobel Laureate Prof. G. M. Edelman.
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