Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd., an international intellectual property law firm, has been awarded ten-year contracts to provide legal services to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in four areas: biotechnology, chemistry, mechanical engineering, and software. Leydig is proud to assist the NIH in its mission to seek fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce illness and disability, especially in this unprecedented time. Leydig has been providing legal services to the NIH for the past 28 years.
The NIH, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, comprises 27 institutes and centers that focus on medical research. The NIH improves health by promoting treatment and prevention, contributes to society by driving economic growth and productivity, and expands the biomedical knowledge base by funding cutting-edge research and cultivating the biomedical workforce of today and tomorrow.
For over a century, Leydig has been chosen for efficient and effective representation by organizations and individuals when facing challenging and unique intellectual property issues. Leydig’s singular focus on intellectual property enables the firm to provide its clients with outstanding results. With more than 80 attorneys and patent agents and a supporting staff of nearly 100 people in four US offices and an office in Germany, Leydig continues to enhance its reputation for excellence.