AZBio Board of Directors

Jeff Morton


Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

Jeff Morton provides strategic intellectual property advice, including patent prosecution, and related transactional support for emerging and mature companies in a wide variety of industries, with a particular focus on life sciences and medical technologies. A PhD immunologist, he has extensive patent experience in technologies including genomics, immunology, and gene editing technologies, and advises on complex freedom-to-operate life sciences issues. Jeff also maintains an active trademark practice and provides cross-border legal advice with Canadian clients, being admitted in both the U.S. and Canada.

Jeff has been recognized by the World Intellectual Property Review as a U.S. Patent Leader and Trademark Leader and as an IAM Strategy 300 world-leading IP strategist.


University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School (Leadership & Management Certificate)

University of British Columbia, Faculty of Law (J.D.)

Associate Editor, U.B.C. Law Review

Washington University in St. Louis, School of Medicine (Ph.D., Immunology)

University of Victoria, Faculty of Science (B.Sc., Biology and English, with distinction)