Hugh Wellons

Spilman Thomas & Battle PLLC

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Spilman Thomas & Battle PLLC


Hugh Wellons focuses his practice on biotechnology and financial law, including corporate law, securities law (including board compliance matters), and mergers and acquisitions. As an advisor to various software and Biopharma companies, he has formed and organized companies; aided in the drafting of business plans; negotiated and drafted IP licenses from universities, non-profits and private groups, as well as licenses and cross licenses with third parties; prepared securities disclosure documents and IPO's, joint venture agreements, leases, supply agreements, and investment documents. Hugh is former chair of the ABA Biotechnology Committee and is current joint chair of the Life Sciences division of the ABA's Science and Technology Section and is senior editor and an author of the ABA book "Biotechnology and the Law: A Primer." Mr. Wellons also was selected for "The Best Lawyers in American" for Biotechnology Law from 2007-present.


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