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North America Innovative Lawyers 2017: Enabling Business Growth - In-house legal teams

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Originality8
Leadership8
Impact9
Total innovation score25
CommentLed the strategic alliance with Chinese pharmaceutical group Baheal to bring IBM's Watson for Oncology and Genomics artificial intelligence platforms to clinicians in China. Lawyers cleared new regulatory and data privacy hurdles to complete the alliance, which is helping to accelerate cancer patient access to molecular data interpretation technologies and create new research and development opportunities.