MedtechWOMEN Advisory Board

Nena Bains is a partner at Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, a multi-practice international law firm. She obtained her B.S. in Bioengineering from University of California, San Diego and her J.D. from University of California, Davis School of Law. Nena currently serves as a member of her firm’s Executive Committee and leads the Medical Device Group.

Nena has considerable experience designing, building, and managing patent portfolios, guiding medical device projects through IP minefields and transactional efforts, and successfully concluding complex negotiations. Her practice also includes due diligence investigations, clearance reviews, opinion work, licensing, inter partes reviews (IPRs), and litigation support. Nena also assists clients in developing corporate intellectual property programs that capture and protect the most valuable assets of the client.  Nena also has a unique understanding of the challenges that face clients having been in-house for nearly seven years at both a start-up and a large medtech public company prior to returning to private practice in 2013.

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