Lydia McNally – Vice President, Patent Head, Oncology and US IP Site Head, Novartis


Lydia McNally is Vice President, Patent Head for Novartis Oncology and the US Patent Department Site Head. Lydia and her team have global responsibility for all patent matters for the Oncology Business at Novartis, including drafting and prosecution, transactions, and litigation. Lydia has been a patent attorney for over 25 years and has been with Novartis for over 18 years. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Colgate University, a Master’s degree in Chemistry from the University of Vermont, and a Juris Doctor degree from Albany Law School.