Sarah J. Fredrick, Ph.D.


Title: Patent Agent
Qualifications: U.S. Patent Agent

Location: Houston
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Dr. Sarah J. Fredrick is a registered U.S. patent agent and a Ph.D. chemist with several years of patent prosecution experience in a variety of fields.  She has a strong background in management and project development working in fast-paced R&D environments. Her areas of technical expertise include: materials science, electrochemistry, inorganic chemistry, solid state chemistry, nanomaterials, alloys, energy generation (photovoltaics), and energy storage (batteries/capacitors).


Prior to joining Osha Liang, Dr. Fredrick worked as patent agent at Greenberg Traurig, LLP in Colorado, and as a senior research scientist at EnerG2 Technologies – a BASF Corporation based in Seattle.


  • Ph.D., Chemistry, Colorado State University (2014) Thesis title: “Synthesis of Iron and Copper Chalcogenide Nanomaterials for Photovoltaic Applications”
  • B.S., Chemistry, Creighton University, Omaha (2009) Graduated Magna Cum Laude with Honors


  • Fredrick, S. J.; Sakshaug, A.; Kron, B.; Hubble, D.; Costantino, H. R.; Feaver, A. M.; Thompkins, L. A.; 2015, Low-Gassing Carbon Materials for Improving Performance in Lead Acid Batteries, United States Patent Appl. No.15/766,321, filed October 15, 2015.
  • Fredrick, S. J.; Prieto, A. L., Solution Synthesis and Reactivity of Colloidal Fe2GeS4: A Potential Candidate for Earth Abundant, Nanostructured Photovoltaics. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2013, 135 (49), 18256-18259. C&E News Science and Technology Concentrates Highlight, November 2013