Proprietor and Patent Agent
Responsible for all business aspects of the company whose primary focus was IP management in the areas of chemical and biochemical research reagents, pharmaceuticals, therapeutics, diagnostic tests and medical devices for commercial applications.
- Prepared and prosecuted patent applications for clients resulting in a greater than 90% success rate in obtaining allowances through established relationships with Examiners and working closely with scientists, management staff and patent counsel.
- Integrated competitive intelligence and client's business priorities to develop successful strategies that identified and secured gaps in IP coverage.
- Implemented invention disclosure and IP educational programs, workshops and seminars for clients that increased technology mining through improved IP awareness and established procedures for recording and documenting inventions.