Pamela A. Simonton, J.D., LL.M.
Executive Vice President, General Counsel
Pamela A. Simonton, J.D., LL.M., has served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel since January 2008. Beginning in 2011, she is also responsible for leadership of the company’s business development activities as well as oversight of facilities operations. Previously, she served as Senior Vice President, Patents and Licensing from January 2004 until December 2007. In addition, she served as Vice President of Corporate Technology Development from April 2000 through December 2003. From July 1996 to April 2000, Ms. Simonton served as Vice President, Licensing and Acquisitions for Bayer Corporation’s Pharmaceutical Division. From September 1994 to July 1996, Ms. Simonton served as Vice President of Patents and Licensing for Bayer’s Pharmaceutical Division, North America. Ms. Simonton is admitted to practice in California (RIHC), the District of Columbia and Florida and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Ms. Simonton holds a B.S. in Chemistry from Barry College, an M.S. in Physics from the University of Miami, a J.D. from Nova University and an LL.M. in Patent and Trade Regulation from George Washington University.