Hunter Baker chairs the firm's Pharmaceutical Group and focuses his practice on patent prosecution and strategic counseling in the areas of pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, chemistry, materials, and medical devices. Hunter counsels clients on patent prosecution, patentability searches, freedom to operate studies, opinion letters, and licensing.

Hunter completed his medical training at Harvard Medical School where he was an MD-PhD student in the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology. His graduate work in Professor EJ Corey’s laboratory at Harvard University focused on the enzymatic mechanism of lanosterol synthase, an important enzyme in the biosynthesis of cholesterol and other steroids. 

Client testimonial:
"Hunter knows that if I don’t respond to an e-mail and it’s really important, he will call me. I am perfectly comfortable having him handle things without me if he needs to. He has never lost sight of who the client is and has a great perspective on working with us as a team."
  • Drafted and prosecuted patent applications for several prominent universities in areas of chemistry, drug delivery, screening technology and biotechnology.
  • Counseled leading US cancer center on managing patent portfolio for new therapeutics currently undergoing clinical trials for use in treating cancer and neurodegenerative diseases.
  • Managed patent portfolio covering technology for developing new clinical candidates.
  • Provided strategic advice to startups and medium-sized companies in developing patent portfolios for protecting lead drug candidates.
  • Developed and managed multiple patent portfolios for major university that formed the basis of several startups.
  • Managed patent portfolio for publicly traded company developing, manufacturing, and marketing osteoimplants.
  • American Chemical Society
  • Boston Patent Law Association
  • Sigma Xi

Hunter has been repeatedly named to the Massachusetts Super Lawyers list for his work in the field of intellectual property law.

Hunter is an avid scuba diver.
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Hunter Baker chairs the firm's Pharmaceutical Group and focuses his practice on patent prosecution and strategic counseling in the areas of pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, chemistry, materials, and medical devices. Hunter counsels clients on patent prosecution, patentability searches, freedom to operate studies, opinion letters, and licensing.

Hunter completed his medical training at Harvard Medical School where he was an MD-PhD student in the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology. His graduate work in Professor EJ Corey’s laboratory at Harvard University focused on the enzymatic mechanism of lanosterol synthase, an important enzyme in the biosynthesis of cholesterol and other steroids. 

Client testimonial:
"Hunter knows that if I don’t respond to an e-mail and it’s really important, he will call me. I am perfectly comfortable having him handle things without me if he needs to. He has never lost sight of who the client is and has a great perspective on working with us as a team."
  • Drafted and prosecuted patent applications for several prominent universities in areas of chemistry, drug delivery, screening technology and biotechnology.
  • Counseled leading US cancer center on managing patent portfolio for new therapeutics currently undergoing clinical trials for use in treating cancer and neurodegenerative diseases.
  • Managed patent portfolio covering technology for developing new clinical candidates.
  • Provided strategic advice to startups and medium-sized companies in developing patent portfolios for protecting lead drug candidates.
  • Developed and managed multiple patent portfolios for major university that formed the basis of several startups.
  • Managed patent portfolio for publicly traded company developing, manufacturing, and marketing osteoimplants.
  • American Chemical Society
  • Boston Patent Law Association
  • Sigma Xi

Hunter has been repeatedly named to the Massachusetts Super Lawyers list for his work in the field of intellectual property law.


Hunter is an avid scuba diver.