Elizabeth A. McGraw

General Patent Counsel, Elanco Animal Health Sr Dir., Assistant General Patent Counsel
Eli Lilly and Company (Greenfield, IN)

Elizabeth McGraw is the Senior Director, Assistant General Patent Counsel for Elanco Animal Health, a division of Eli Lilly and Company. Mrs. McGraw has global responsibility for the Elanco Intellectual Property portfolio.  Her department is responsible for the procurement, maintenance, and enforcement of the global patent portfolio; FTO and exclusivity opinions and strategies; product life-cycle planning; IP litigation strategy and support; and the IP transactional work. Prior to joining Elanco, Mrs. McGraw practiced as in-house patent counsel for Eli Lilly and Company in Indianapolis, where her responsibilities included global enforcement actions related to gemcitabine. Mrs. McGraw earned her B.S. in chemistry from Ball State University in 1993 and received her J.D. from Indiana University School of Law in 2002. Mrs. McGraw has been admitted to practice in the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) since 1999 and has been a member of the Indiana State Bar since 2002.