Two New Attorneys Join LGJ

February 03, 2014

LGJ is excited to announce the addition of attorneys Gary Myles and Jeff Patterson to the firm. Gary Myles holds a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Biophysics, with a practice emphasizing biotechnology patent prosecution. Jeff Patterson holds a Ph.D. in Physics and practices patent prosecution in the computer, electrical, and mechanical arts

Gary Myles joins the firm as a biotechnology patent attorney with a wealth of experience. Gary drafts and prosecutes patent applications for a broad range of life sciences inventions and develops intellectual property strategies for university, non-profit, start-up, and mid- and large-cap bio/pharma clients in the life sciences and agricultural industries.  Gary also formulates freedom-to-operate, non-infringement and invalidity opinions and performs intellectual property due diligence reviews.  His areas of technological expertise include molecular and cell biology, biochemistry, virology, cell biology, immunology, nanotechnology, and personalized medicine. Gary’s experience includes post-doctoral research at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle and graduate research at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.

Jeff Patterson joins the firm as a registered patent attorney specializing in preparing and prosecuting U.S. and foreign patent applications in the computer, electrical, and mechanical arts.  Jeff holds a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Colorado Boulder in 2001, where he studied pion-proton interactions. Prior to pursuing patent law, Jeff was employed as a radiation physicist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, as well as other research facilities. 

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