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Sep 2020

Ryo Okada

PRACTICE AREAS AND INDUSTRIES SERVED Dr. Okada’s specific areas of expertise are in the advanced materials and chemical-related industries. He assists with drafting and prosecuting foreign and domestic patent applications in a variety of fields, including: polymer chemistry, composite materials and processing, nanotechnology, and materials science. EXPERIENCE Prior to joining Osha Liang, Dr. Okada worked as the Senior R&D Project Manager at Barrday Corporation for...

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May 2020

Sarah J. Fredrick, Ph.D.

PRACTICE AREAS AND INDUSTRIES SERVED 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),...

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Feb 2020

Mike Sellers

PRACTICE AREAS AND INDUSTRIES SERVED Mr. Sellers has extensive experience in patent preparation and prosecution, from hands-on project and attorney management to counselling and transactional services. Mr. Sellers is a leader in the field of intellectual property law with a robust background in the petrochemical, mechanical and electrical industries, his expertise is a valuable resource in handling patent-related issues and claims. He was the lead...

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Feb 2020

Ali Sobhani

PRACTICE AREAS AND INDUSTRIES SERVED Dr. Ali Sobhani prosecutes foreign and domestic patents. Dr. Sobhani’s deep knowledge about U.S. patent law and broad technical knowledge helps clients to protect their inventions. Dr. Sobhani is a professional electrical engineer with experience in academic and industrial research in electrical engineering, nanotechnology, device fabrication, optics, nanophotonics, and spectroscopy. EXPERIENCE Prior to Osha Liang, Dr. Sobhani worked as an...

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Jan 2020

Laurent Pirolli

PRACTICE AREAS AND INDUSTRIES SERVED Dr. Pirolli is a versatile Chemical Engineer with over 10 years of research and development experience in the oil and gas industry. Specific areas of expertise include surface science, oilfield chemistry, corrosion and sensors. EXPERIENCE Prior to joining Osha Liang, Dr. Pirolli worked for Schlumberger both in the U.S. and in the U.K. His years of tenure as a Senior...

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Jul 2018

Anna Domask

PRACTICE AREAS AND INDUSTRIES SERVED Dr. Domask assists with prosecuting foreign and domestic patents in the electronics, telecommunications, nanotechnology, optics, sensors, and materials science industries. EXPERIENCE Prior to joining Osha Liang, she received her Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University in December 2017 with an emphasis on understanding the interactions between transition metals and 2D materials. The specific 2D materials...

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Feb 2018

Nicholas King

PRACTICE AREAS AND INDUSTRIES SERVED Dr. King assists with prosecuting foreign and domestic patents in optical technologies, electronic and sensor systems, telecommunications, and nanotechnologies. Dr. King earned his Ph.D. investigating new applications of optically active metallic nanoparticles.  He developed expertise in cleanroom fabrication techniques, semiconductor processing, nanoscale materials characterization (SEM, AFM, etc.), optical characterization (custom spectroscopic instruments), and scientific communications. EXPERIENCE Prior to joining Osha...

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Dec 2014

Carlyn Burton

PRACTICE AREAS AND INDUSTRIES SERVED Carlyn Burton uses intellectual property (IP) in creative and strategic ways to help clients achieve their business goals.  With more than 15 years of IP legal experience under her belt, Ms. Burton has represented a wide range of clients – from accomplished Fortune 500 companies to innovative start-ups.  As a scientist, she combines diverse technical knowledge with a strong skill...

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