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Dan Darnley, J.D.

Dan darnley

Vice President, Legal & Intellectual Property

With more than 30 years’ experience in the global pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, Dan Darnley has held leadership positions at both commercial, development and research-stage companies.

Prior to joining Black Diamond, Dan was the Vice President, Chief Intellectual Property Counsel at Radius Health, Inc. where he managed all intellectual property matters relating to the company’s oncology and osteoporosis businesses. Previously, he served as Vice President and General Counsel at BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc., a publicly traded commercial-stage specialty pharmaceutical company in Raleigh, North Carolina, where he had global responsibility for the legal, IP and compliance functions. Dan began his legal career in private practice and later held senior legal positions in several global biopharmaceutical companies, including as Vice President, Chief Intellectual Property Counsel of Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc., The Takeda Oncology Company, Associate General Counsel, IP, of Biogen, and Associate General Counsel and Regional Head of Patents of Pharmacia Corporation.

Dan holds a Juris Doctor from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law where he was a member of the Law Review and a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Indiana University – Bloomington.