T. Aidan Toombs

Corporate & Securities


San Francisco, CA
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Aidan Toombs advises emerging and established biotech and life sciences companies in commercial transactions and contracts, including sales, services, clinical trials and research studies, both in the US and internationally. Aidan’s practice includes serving as an outside general counsel for corporate clients, advising on intellectual property strategy, and assisting with compliance such as for data privacy (HIPAA and GDPR) and anti-kickback/Stark laws. Aidan is also a registered patent attorney. Prior to Scale, Aidan directed the commercial transactions and clinical research functions at a leading genetic testing company, and has operated his own law practice and worked in Big Law. In a previous life, Aidan worked in the biotech industry as a research scientist with a focus on genetic testing and diagnostics.

Areas of Expertise

Commercial Transactions and Contracts
Clinical Trials and Research Studies
Intellectual Property Licensing, Transactions & Agreements

Prior Associations

Natera, Inc.
K&L Gates LLP
Crescendo Bioscience, Inc. (now a Myriad company)
Roche Diagnostics (a division of Roche)


Georgetown University Law Center, J.D.
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, M.S. in Microbiology & Immunology
University of Washington, B.S. in Biology

Bar Admission

U.S. Patent & Trademark Office