Donna M. Meuth

Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property
Eisai Inc. (Andover, MA)

DONNA M. MEUTH is Associate General Counsel and lead attorney of the U.S. Intellectual Property Department of Eisai Inc. in Andover, MA.  Donna has a diverse experience in Intellectual Property law, including patent portfolio management, patent prosecution and litigation. Donna’s technical focus is in the pharmaceutical, chemical and biotechnology arts.  She has significant interference experience and litigation experience, in particular ANDA litigation for branded pharmaceuticals.  Donna has had leadership roles in many professional organizations, in particular the American Bar Association's (ABA) Intellectual Property Law (IPL) Section, where she is currently Special Advisor of Division I – Patents Committee, and a member of the Editorial Board for Publications.  In addition, Donna is President of the Boston Patent Law Association, where she has been a member of the Board since 2008.  Donna received her undergraduate degree in Chemistry with Honors from the College of the Holy Cross.  She received her Juris Doctorate from The National Law Center of the George Washington University Law School.  She is a member of the Massachusetts and Virginia State Bars, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, and the Eastern District Court of Virginia, as well as a registered patent attorney of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.