Affiliated Scholars

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Alfred C. Server was a partner in the Technology Transactions and Licensing Practice Group with WilmerHale LLP from 1993 until 2012. He received an AB degree, summa cum laude, from Princeton University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa; he also holds a JD from Harvard Law School and an MD and a PhD (neurological sciences) from Stanford University. His medical training includes a prestigious internship at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital (a predecessor of Brigham and Women’s Hospital), a neurology residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital, and post-doctoral fellowships in neurovirology, genetics, and molecular biology at Johns Hopkins University, Harvard University and the Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Server was also a founder and the research director of a biotechnology company.

At WilmerHale, Dr. Server represented the firm's clients in some of the most significant and highly regarded strategic alliance transactions in the lifesciences industry, including Incyte Corporation’s recent $2 billion licensing deals with Novartis and Eli Lilly and Company relating to the development and commercialization of drug candidates for the treatment of cancer and inflammation.

Dr. Server was also involved in the establishment of The SNP Consortium, a nonprofit organization made up of 10 of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies and a British charity. The consortium was established to identify and develop a map of genetic variation in the human genome, which has been made publicly available.

Dr. Server recently had an article published in the John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law entitled "Application of the Hatch-Waxman Act's Safe Harbor Provision following Momenta."

 

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A nationally-recognized expert in privacy law, Travis LeBlanc is the acting Chief of the Enforcement Bureau at the Federal Communications Commission. Mr. LeBlanc previously served as a top deputy and senior advisor to California Attorney General Kamala Harris (UC Hastings Class of 1989), overseeing the office’s operations and activities involving complex litigation and policy matters on a broad range of issues such as technology regulation, telecommunications, high-tech crime, cyber-security, privacy, intellectual property and antitrust.

During his time in the Office of the California Attorney General, Mr. LeBlanc established and oversaw California’s first high-tech crime and privacy enforcement units. He also secured global agreements with a number of high-tech companies to protect consumer privacy, promote online safety and respect intellectual property rights.

Before joining the California AG, Mr. LeBlanc was an attorney in the Office of Legal Counsel at the United States Department of Justice, where he advised the President and Attorney General on significant matters of constitutional, statutory and regulatory law. Prior to joining OLC, Mr. LeBlanc was an attorney at Keker & Van Nest LLP in San Francisco, and Williams & Connolly LLP in Washington DC, where he represented corporate and individual clients in criminal and civil cases in federal and state courts.

Mr. LeBlanc holds an A.B. from Princeton University, a J.D. from Yale Law School, an M.P.A. from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, and an LL.M. in International Law from the University of Cambridge. He served as a law clerk to the Honorable Stephen Reinhardt of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.