Mauricio Flores, JD
P4Mi Executive Director
Mr. Flores works with P4Mi's Board Chairman, Dr. Leroy Hood to develop a network of integrated P4 Medicine demonstration projects in the United States and globally. Flores is also responsible for engaging other healthcare stakeholders and thought leaders to accelerate the emergence of a P4 Medicine healthcare system that delivers more effective clinical care at lower cost.
A graduate of Harvard Law School, Mr. Flores practiced law for over 30 years with a particular focus on the impact of technological change on society. After clerking for the Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court, he was a partner in two national law firms and the co-founder of a boutique law firm specializing in biomedical intellectual property that integrated scientific and legal expertise in cross-disciplinary teams of lawyers and scientists.
Mr. Flores also has extensive experience in legal, commercial, regulatory and ethics issues impacting medical research institutes, clinical centers, pharmaceutical and medical device companies and healthcare investors. He has tried more than 25 civil cases to a verdict in Federal and California courts as lead counsel and appeared as appellate counsel in numerous state and Federal matters, including a seminal case decided by the United States Supreme Court in June 2005 involving the scope of the Hatch-Waxman Act exemption from patent infringement for FDA-related activities.