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McNeill Baur, PLLC

About McNeill Baur, PLLC

Focused on patents in the life sciences area, McNeill Baur is home to nearly 20 lawyers as well as a team of patent agents, patent prosecution coordinators, and technical specialists.

Patent Focused

McNeill Baur was founded in 2014 by Rebecca M. McNeill and Amelia Feulner Baur, Ph.D. The intellectual property shop provides life sciences patent prosecution and counseling to a range of clients, ranging from large companies to startups. Many of the firm’s lawyers have advanced science degrees and boast experience in myriad scientific areas—from biochemistry and gene mutations to immunology and microbiology to ribozymes and virology, and more. The firm assists clients with all aspects of patent prosecution as well as patent opinions, due diligence investigations, patent appeals, and USPTO proceedings. Lawyers at the firm also consult on clients’ IP portfolios.

Though the firm is young, it’s work has not gone unnoticed. McNeill Baur has been recognized by LMG Life Sciences and Managing Intellectual Property for its patent work.


McNeill Baur is a patent powerhouse, but it also makes its employees a priority. The firm values work-life balance, with lawyers crafting their own work plan and billable-hour goals.

McNeill Baur, PLLC
Firm Stats

Founding & Managing Partner: Rebecca M. McNeill
Founding Partner: Amelia Feulner Bauer, PhD
Managing Partner: Rebecca B. Scarr, PhD
Total No. Attorneys (2021):
1 - 50

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Major Office Locations

Bala Cynwyd, PA
Cambridge, MA
Jacksonville, FL
Milwaukee, WI
San Diego, CA
San Ramon, CA

Major Departments

Intellectual Property