Jessica A. von Reyn

Jessica A. von Reyn

Associate | Biotechnology
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  • BSc, Anatomy and Cell Biology, McGill University
  • JD, University of Wisconsin Law School, cum laude

Key Technologies

  • Immunology
  • RNA Therapeutics
  • Gene Therapeutics
  • Cell Engineering
  • Antibodies
  • Medical Devices

Practice Groups

Admitted to Practice

  • Massachusetts
  • Vermont
  • US Patent and Trademark Office


  • Boston


Jessica von Reyn counsels life science clients, developing tailored IP protection strategies to help entrepreneurs, start-ups, universities, and companies of all sizes achieve their respective goals.  She has experience in a wide range of IP matters, including US and foreign patent prosecution, IP due diligence, FTO and patent landscape analysis, opinion work relating to non-infringement and invalidity, patent term extension (PTE), and IP transactions. 

Jessica practices extensively in the areas of immunotherapy, vaccine development (including mRNA vaccines), cellular engineering, antibodies, gene therapies, drug delivery, cell culture and assay design, nucleic acid sequencing, and antisense nucleic acid therapeutics. 

Prior to joining Wolf Greenfield, Jessica was a research technician in the University of Vermont College of Medicine’s Vermont Lung Center, where she researched mechanisms of lung biology and disease, including aspiration-related lung injury progression, in both laboratory and clinical settings.

Jessica has co-authored several publications relating to her research, in addition to several chapters exploring the intersection of information technology, healthcare, and intellectual property protection.



  • Named to the list of Massachusetts Rising Stars by Super Lawyers (2023)
  • Public Interest Law Foundation Scholar
  • Wisconsin Idea Scholar


Scientific Publications

  • Tetenev K, Cloutier ME, von Reyn JA, Ather JL, Candon J, Allen GB. Synergy between acid and endotoxin in an experimental model of aspiration-related lung injury progression. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2015 Nov 15;309(10):L1103-11.
  • Allen GB, Leclair TR, von Reyn JA, Larrabee YC, Cloutier ME, Irvin CG, Bates JH. Acid aspiration-induced airways hyperresponsiveness in mice. J Appl Physiol. 2009 Dec;107(6):1763-70.
  • Afia K. Asamoah, Sally Wang, Jessica A. von Reyn, and David J. Dykeman. “Electronic Health and Mobile Health Medical Technology: Platforms of Innovation,” Health Care IT (Arthur Peabody, ed., ABA Books) (2013).
  • David J. Dykeman, Afia K. Asamoah, Jessica A. von Reyn, and Sally Wang. “Medical Devices in the Digital Age,” Health Care IT (Arthur Peabody, ed., ABA Books) (2013).
  • Jessica von Reyn, Amritava Das, and Linda F. Hogle. “Beyond the Checkboxes: Research Integrity for Regenerative Biology Researchers,” Regenerative Medicine Ethics: Governing Research and Knowledge Practices (Linda Hogle, ed., Springer Press) (2013).

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