TANYA E. HARKINS is a Partner in the Chemical, Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Department of Nath, Goldberg & Meyer (Formerly The Nath Law Group).

Ms. Harkins practice areas include U.S. and international patent prosecution and managing patent portfolios for pharmaceutical companies. Ms. Harkins’ specialties include developing strategies for obtaining patent rights directed to pharmaceutical formulations and drug delivery systems in crowded technology areas through freedom to operate and patentability analyses, as well as application drafting and prosecution. Ms. Harkins is also experienced in patent interference proceedings and assisting with European Opposition practice. Ms. Harkins is proficient in the following technical areas: nutritional, nutraceuticals, vitamins, supplements, and “design-arounds” for pharmaceutical formulations.

Ms. Harkins received her J.D. degree from Catholic University in 1998. While in law school, Ms. Harkins was a contributing member of the CommLaw Conspectus communications and technology journal (1996-1998) and an officer in Phi Delta Phi (1997). She received a B.A. degree in English, from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1992, where she completed course work in pre-med biological sciences.

Ms. Harkins is admitted to practice before the Bar of the State of Maryland, and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.