Laura Fahey Fritts

Director, License and Patent Strategy & Chief Intellectual Property Officer

Patent Group

Phone: (404) 712-1179


Additional Contact Information

Mailing Address:

1599 Clifton Rd., 4th Floor

Atlanta, GA 30322


  • Juris Doctorate, Law, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
  • Masters of Public Health/Masters of Business Administration, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
  • Bachelors of Art, Chemistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC


Laura serves as the Director of Patent and License and Chief IP Counsel for the Office. She oversees Emory’s in-house patent group and provides contracting advice to the licensing team. Before joining Emory, Laura spent twelve years representing branded and generic pharmaceutical companies in Abbreviated New Drug Application (“ANDA”) litigation arising under the Hatch-Waxman Act. She has been recognized by Chambers USA, by Managing IP in the “Top 250 Women in IP” and as an “IP Star,” and by LMG Life Sciences as a Life Sciences Star.”

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