Case study about a mid-sized, European Pharmaceutical Company to conduct a prior art and patentability search analysis, in the domain of mammalian and microbial expression systems. The prior art patent search included the identification and analysis of both granted and published patents across the globe, and published journal literature. The patentability search report was useful before preparing a patent application in the domain of mammalian and microbial expression systems.

Worked closely with a Multinational Biopharmaceutical Company to conduct Freedom to operate (FTO) | Right to Operate Patent Search Project, which including performing extensive patent research to conduct a freedom to operate (FTO) study for a granted US patent, in the technology domain of gene therapy. It included the identification and analysis of USPTO granted patents including the patent claims of the patent specification, which may be relevant for the present FTO study, as these patents may restrict the freedom to operate of the biopharmaceutical technology in question.

Patent & Trademark Attorney with expertise in IP portfolio research, cross-border technology transactions, licensing agreements, product clearance, freedom-to-operate, patent infringement & validity (Patent Invalidation) analysis, research & opinions. Senior executive profile with featured publications: BBC World, Nature Group (Nature Reviews Drug Discovery), BioSpectrum Asia etc. Previous work experience with US Law Firm headquartered in Greater New York City Area. First hand exposure to international patent procedures. Directly trained by senior US & EP patent attorneys.