Jean Silveri, J.D.
Senior Vice President, General Counsel
Jean joins Cerulean after serving as General Counsel of ConjuChem Biotechnologies, Inc. where she oversaw all legal functions of the company, including litigation, patents and licensing, and corporate affairs. Prior to joining ConjuChem, Jean worked for nine years at Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc., where she most recently served as Associate General Counsel. In her tenure at Millennium, Jean was responsible for advising the senior management team, business development group, and various commercial groups on matters related to intellectual property prosecution and litigation strategies, management of pharmaceutical partner relationships under Millennium’s various collaboration agreements, product life cycle management strategies, and numerous product and company acquisition strategies. She was also responsible for creating the international intellectual property portfolio around the company’s biologic clinical candidates. Prior to joining Millennium, Jean was an associate at the Boston law firm of Lahive & Cockfield where she specialized in the preparation, prosecution, and maintenance of international biotechnology patent portfolios and the preparation of legal opinions related to intellectual property rights.
Jean received her B.A. in Biology from Assumption College, an M.A. in Cellular and Molecular Physiology from Harvard University, and a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School. She is admitted to practice in Massachusetts, the District of Columbia, and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.