What’s New at Faber

Faber’s dynamic and diverse team of lawyers, contracts specialists, and other supporting professionals is committed to client service and the greater community. We are thought leaders and innovative counselors in the fields of life science and high tech.

Working to protect our clients’ confidential information through Transport Layer Security (TLS)

October 2017

We get it. Our clients’ days are filled with pharmacokinetic testing, enrolling global clinical trials and pursuing financing and strategic transactions. Email encryption and Transport Layer Security (TLS) probably don’t rank at the top of their agendas. Faber Daeufer & Itrato’s team of lawyers and contracts specialists are well-known for providing our clients an extraordinary approach to counseling on all of the contracts and transactions that support scientific development and propel growth. But more recently, as we’ve made substantial investments in improving our own cybersecurity, we’ve become proactive in helping our clients address cybersecurity threats when we recognize that their security measures should be improved.

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Faber Attorney Leads BIO Contracts Course

Focus Is on Real World Dynamics

July 2017

Mark J. Cooper, Of Counsel with Faber Daeufer & Itrato, recently co-taught the “Contract Basics” segment of BIO’s Business Development Fundamentals course, held during the trade association’s June 17-19 conference in San Diego.  He collaborated with Pauline Jen Ryan, of Red Sky Partners, on the four-hour workshop, which offered real world perspectives on how to structure and negotiate life science business deals.

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Mark Cooper Joins Faber

Extraordinary Team of Seasoned In-House Lawyers Targets Complex Pharma Collaborations

May 2017

Mark J. Cooper has joined Faber’s New York office, further expanding the firm’s extraordinary team of senior lawyers focused on complex licensing and collaboration agreements for the life sciences.  He recently served as Vice President and Assistant General Counsel for Pfizer’s Business Transactions Group.

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Faber Opens San Francisco Bay Area Office

April 2017

This past fall, Faber launched a major initiative to build capability in the San Francisco market, opening a new office and hiring senior talent. “Given the firm’s focus on the life sciences industry, a lot of our clients are located in California, and we see significant growth opportunities,” explains Greg Ikonen, who recently joined the firm and is leading its Bay Area office.

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Faber Supports New England Artists

April 2017

For the second year running, Faber is participating in the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum’s corporate lending program, providing financial support to a groundbreaking institution that showcases New England-based, contemporary artists.

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Faber-Sponsored Basketball Tournament Raises Record Dollars for Special Olympics

April 2017

On March 25, Bio-Ball, a wildly popular Special Olympics Massachusetts fundraiser, raised $305,000, up from 2016’s $260,000.

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Faber Principal Points to the Unique Traits of Gene Therapy Deals

February 2017

In fall 2016, Robert A. Aboud, a principal with Faber who leads the Philadelphia office, spoke about the unique traits and challenges of gene therapy and cell-based therapy deals at CBI’s Life Sciences Summit on M&A and Strategic Alliances in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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New Faber Staff Deepen Focus

February 2017

During 2016, Faber further strengthened its professional lineup in key disciplines...

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Philadelphia Office Expands

January 2017

Faber recently opened new offices in the Philadelphia mainline suburbs in Radnor, Pennsylvania, an area that is home to many world class pharmaceutical and biotech companies, and is a hotbed of biotech innovation for the region.

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FierceBiotech’s 2016 “Fierce 15”

September 2016

Faber lawyers and contract specialists are working with 3 of the dynamic companies on this year’s list – and over 1/3 of the companies listed in the past three years or their scientific founders.

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Faber a Legal Industry Leader in Cloud Computing

November 2015

Faber has been a geographically dispersed firm since inception, taking advantage of cloud technologies such as secure online backup.

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Serving Our Communities

November 2015

On September 27, 2015, Faber held its first annual firm-wide Day of Service, partnering with the Boston Cares Bed Project.

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Faber Becomes First Law Firm to Gain “Road Warrior” Certification

November 2015

Working from anywhere in the world and under any conditions are two critical factors in providing great service to a global client base. 

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Faber Grows Again

November 2015

Faber is expanding once again to accommodate growth. Starting with six employees about twelve years ago, the firm has grown to over 30.

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