Anne Weeks

Anne Weeks, PhD

Associate | Biotechnology
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  • BA, Biology and French, Grinnell College
  • PhD, Molecular Microbiology, Tufts University Sackler School of Biomedical Sciences
  • JD, Boston University School of Law, magna cum laude

Key Technologies

  • Antibodies
  • Molecular Biology
  • Immunotherapy
  • Microbiome

Practice Groups

Admitted to Practice

US Patent and Trademark Office 


  • Boston


Anne Weeks assists the firm in patent prosecution for clients in the life sciences industry. She has extensive knowledge in the areas of molecular biology and microbiology.

Anne’s experience includes assisting with drafting and preparing patent applications as well as performing freedom-to-operate and patentability searches and landscape analyses. 

Prior to joining Wolf Greenfield, Anne worked as a patent agent at a Boston-based law firm, where she collaborated with scientists to design IP-enhancing experimental strategies and developed intellectual property strategies for early-stage biotechnology companies. In addition, Anne spent two summers at Wolf Greenfield as a summer associate.

Before beginning law school, Anne received her PhD in molecular microbiology. Her research focused on identification and investigation of Dfi1p signaling intermediates and transcriptional targets in Candida albicans.


  • Boston Intellectual Property Law Association, Co-chair New Lawyers, Law Students, Patent Agents, and Technology Specialist Committee (2018 – 2021)


  • Tufts University, Provost Fellow 2010-2012
  • Grinnell College, Phi Beta Kappa
  • Grinnell College, Goldwater Scholarship Nominee


Scientific Publications

  • Junier, A.; Weeks, A.; Alcaraz, .Y; Kumamoto, C.A. “Bypass of Dfi1 Regulation of Candida albicans Invasive Filamentation by Iron Limitation” mSphere, 2022, 7: e00779-21.
  • Battaglioli, E.J.; Baisa, G.A.; Weeks, A.E.; Schroll, R.A.; Hrykowian, A.J.; Welch, R.A. “Isolation of generalized transducing bacteriophages for uropathic strains of Escherichia coli.” Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 77: 6630-5.


Anne became an avid knitter during law school and enjoys making hats and shawls.