Erica Pascal is the founder of Ingensity IP, which specializes in providing intellectual property (IP) strategy for startup companies and investors in the life sciences space, including biotech, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, diagnostics, food & nutrition, agriculture and digital health. Prior to delving into law, Erica started her career as a molecular biologist. She received her B.S. degree in biology from MIT and a Ph.D. from UC Berkeley. Erica enjoys working with entrepreneurs and seeing their ideas blossom into real-world applications and products. She is a frequent author of posts about the life sciences industry and the intersection of business, science and IP strategy.