Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Chris Paradies Appointed to Tampa Bay Partnership’s Executive Committee

Tampa, FL - Christopher Paradies, Ph.D., a shareholder in the law firm of Fowler White Boggs P.A., has been appointed Chair of the Applied Medicine and Human Performance sector for the Tampa Bay Regional Business Plan and to the Tampa Bay Partnership’s Executive Committee. His sector’s goal is to have the Tampa Bay region become a recognized center of excellence for specific, targeted areas of life sciences that leverage key and unique regional assets - especially in fields related to senior health/wellness and human performance for all ages.

His legal practice focuses in the areas of intellectual property law, biotechnology, nanotechnology, the life sciences and healthcare. His practice team includes attorneys and paralegals trained to assist clients in intellectual property, federal regulatory approvals and resolving disputes in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies. He has represented clients in complex copyright, trademark, patent and federal regulatory matters and disputes, and works with clients to increase the value of their intellectual capital and to reduce their litigation risks. He received his B.S. in physics from the United States Military Academy at West Point, his Ph.D. in materials science and engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and his J.D., summa cum laude, from Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center. Chris is engaged in the economic development of Tampa Bay, as Chair of the Tampa Bay Innovation Center, Vice Chair of the Tampa Bay Technology Forum, Chair of the Sponsorship Committee for the BioFlorida Annual Meeting to be held in Tampa on October 23-25, 2011 and with the Tampa Bay Partnership, and he is an active member of the Hillsborough Bar Association.

Providing comprehensive legal services to our clients for nearly 70 years, Fowler White Boggs is one of Florida’s oldest law firms. Our Firm is internationally connected with a Florida focus with more than 130 attorneys in five offices located in Tampa, Fort Myers, Tallahassee, Jacksonville, and Fort Lauderdale.


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