ARRIA NLG DEVELOPMENT GROUPS – IP INTEGRATION (LEGAL)
Arria’s IP Integration Team seeks to patent the
patentable breakthroughs that come from our IP Research
and IP Development groups
BOTH OUR ACADEMIC AND Commercial Research Groups are coordinated by the Arria Legal Integration
Group which is chaired by Arria NLG General Counsel, Thomas Makeig.
This key group is responsible for:
1) The legal integration of the work product of Arria NLG’s other Intellectual Property groups with the sales and
2) Protecting new Intellectual Property and,
3) Licensing Intellectual Property where appropriate.
Arria NLG has retained Alston+Bird, one of the 100 largest US law firms, to advise our Legal Integration Group
and to execute the company’s global patent strategy.
To monitor NLG IP developments in the commercial world, Arria NLG is utilizing a patent mapping software tool
developed by Alston+Bird. Patent Mapping is a strategic planning service used by fortune 500 companies as an
IP innovation, knowledge, surveillance and protection tool.