J.D., The Catholic University of America
Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Utah
B.S., Chemistry, University of Utah
District of Columbia
United States Patent and Trademark Office
American Chemical Society
Dr. Partington is an Associate in the Biotechnology/Chemical Group. Dr. Partington has substantial experience in inter partes review proceedings. In addition, Dr. Partington has been involved in several other contested proceedings before the USPTO, such as inter partes re-examinations and interferences.
Dr. Partington also has extensive experience in drafting patentability, infringement, and validity opinions, and in working with technical experts. Furthermore, Dr. Partington has experience in assisting clients in designing around patents, and has been involved in pharmaceutical patent litigations brought under the Hatch-Waxman Act.
Dr. Partington’s practice also includes domestic and foreign patent prosecution, particularly chemical patents. Dr. Partington also has experience in counseling clients on patentability strategies.
Dr. Partington gained extensive technical experience in the areas of nucleic acid chemistry, organic, bioinorganic, and biological chemistry, enzymology, and spectroscopy in the laboratories of Dr. Sheila David and Nobel Prize laureate Dr. Paul Modrich.
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