Christine R. Cooke, JD – Corporate Attorney

Ms. Cooke is an Intellectual Property lawyer with over 12 years of experience in developing global patent and lifecycle management strategies for clients in the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device industries.

Ms. Cooke worked at Covidien from 2004 to 2013 focusing on Intellectual Property for the Pharmaceutical Division. During her nearly 10 years with Covidien, she collaborated with business leaders on numerous IP and Regulatory strategies, assessed risks relating to product and process development, and supported due diligence efforts for potential acquisitions and divestitures.

Prior to joining Covidien, Ms. Cooke was an associate at Mayer Brown and Dentons US in Chicago, Illinois. Her law firm experience includes assisting in counseling clients on all aspects of intellectual property protection including the validity and enforceability of patents, portfolio management, patent prosecution and infringement risk analysis, trademark clearances, managing and supporting patent and trade dress infringement litigation teams, and drafting technology-related agreements.

Ms. Cooke is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame with a bachelor’s degree in Biology and she holds a Juris Doctor degree from DePaul University - College of Law.