Experience

Filed University's First Ever Patent Applications

Filed the first ever patent applications for a university client. Worked with the university to create and implement internal intellectual property procedures for the client.

Pharmaceutical Patent Portfolio for University

Managed pharmaceutical patent portfolio that includes filings in over 16 different countries. Worked with university and licensee on achieving patent protection worldwide.

Successful Chemical Plant Clearance

Cleared all chemical engineering processes and related products for a major chemical plant in the U.S. for one of the largest international chemical producers in the world.

Due Diligence for Multinational Chemical Company

Managed significant due diligence project for multinational chemical company. The project included clearing the client's product through a freedom-to-operate opinion and also identifying any potentially problematic references owned by competitors.

Prepared Invalidity Opinions for Client's New Product Release

Prepared over a dozen invalidity opinions on competitors' patents that presented a potential issue for a global client's release of a new product.

IP Due Diligence in $3.4 Billion Acquisition of Medical Device Manufacturer

Led IP due diligence for a major medical device company, including in-depth research and analysis of both the target company and its competitors, resulting in our client’s decision to move ahead with its $3.4 billion acquisition of a medical device manufacturer.

Conducted Competitive Strategy Projects for Pharmaceutical Company

Ran year-long competitive strategy projects for multinational client. The projects included in-depth analyses and presentations on competitors' complete intellectual property portfolios, including freedom-to-operate positions, invalidity opinions and strategic patent application filings to gain a competitive edge.

Patent Portfolio Review for Multinational Client

Conducted a week-long review of every patented product of a multinational client's portfolio at their facilities. After the review, prepared an in-depth analysis of the patent term/life of each of the respective products.