MICHAEL J. RAM, Esq. D. Sc.

MikeRam_thumbMICHAEL J. RAM, Esq. D. Sc.

 

He has also rendered patentability, infringement and state of the art opinions and prosecuted patent applications in biomedical, biochemical, pharmaceutical, natural substances, chemical, advanced materials, mechanical, computer software and general arts before the USPTO and, working with foreign associates, before numerous foreign patent offices. He also has considerable experience handling trade-mark and copyright matters, is familiar with FDA regulations and procedures, advises technology based companies, independent inventors and university based research operations on protecting, commercializing and enforcing proprietary rights Dr. Ram has a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from Lafayette College, a M.S. and D.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology and a Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall Law School. He is admitted to practice in California, New Jersey, New York (inactive) and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office ( Reg. No. 26,379). He is a member of the Licensing Executive Society, The American College of Physician Inventors, American Bar Association, California Bar Association, New Jersey Bar Association, Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association, American Chemical Society and The American Institute of Chemical EngineersFollowing his undergraduate and graduate training as a chemical engineer Dr. Ram became a very successful research engineer at the corporate research laboratories of Celanese Corporation. As a senior engineer he was primary investigator on several research contracts with NASA and the Defense Nuclear Agency and the inventor on numerous patents regarding carbon fiber composites, polymeric engineering materials, unique fibers and biomaterials. He is an inventor on 20 US patents and several related foreign patents and continues to be an active inventor. After completing Law School in 1972, Dr. Ram was with the law firm of Brooks, Haidt & Haffner in New York and then joined C.R. Bard, Inc. as Patent Counsel where he was appointed to the additional position of Director of Technical Liaison. He subsequently held the position of General Counsel for Intermedics Intraocular and the Ophthalmics Division of Pharmacia, the Swedish Pharmaceutical company, was an Associate with the law firm of Sheldon & Mak and a named partner with the intellectual property firm of Arant, Kleinberg, Lerner & Ram where he practiced intellectual property law for 5 years prior to joining Loeb & Loeb in 1997. Since 1999 he has been senior counsel at Koppel, Patrick, Heybl & Dawson. He has taught Legal Aspects of Technology Transfer at UC Berkeley, presented workshops on licensing matters, written several published articles regarding intellectual property issues and has authored several chapters and acted as legal advisor for several different legal texts. He has also rendered patentability, infringement and state of the art opinions and prosecuted patent applications in biomedical, biochemical, pharmaceutical, natural substances, chemical, advanced materials, mechanical, computer software and general arts before the USPTO and, working with foreign associates, before numerous foreign patent offices. He also has considerable experience handling trade-mark and copyright matters, is familiar with FDA regulations and procedures, advises technology based companies, independent inventors and university based research operations on protecting, commercializing and enforcing proprietary rights Dr. Ram has a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from Lafayette College, a M.S. and D.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology and a Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall Law School. He is admitted to practice in California, New Jersey, New York (inactive) and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office ( Reg. No. 26,379). He is a member of the Licensing Executive Society, The American College of Physician Inventors, American Bar Association, California Bar Association, New Jersey Bar Association, Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association, American Chemical Society and The American Institute of Chemical EngineersFollowing his undergraduate and graduate training as a chemical engineer Dr. Ram became a very successful research engineer at the corporate research laboratories of Celanese Corporation. As a senior engineer he was primary investigator on several research contracts with NASA and the Defense Nuclear Agency and the inventor on numerous patents regarding carbon fiber composites, polymeric engineering materials, unique fibers and biomaterials. He is an inventor on 20 US patents and several related foreign patents and continues to be an active inventor. After completing Law School in 1972, Dr. Ram was with the law firm of Brooks, Haidt & Haffner in New York and then joined C.R. Bard, Inc. as Patent Counsel where he was appointed to the additional position of Director of Technical Liaison. He subsequently held the position of General Counsel for Intermedics Intraocular and the Ophthalmics Division of Pharmacia, the Swedish Pharmaceutical company, was an Associate with the law firm of Sheldon & Mak and a named partner with the intellectual property firm of Arant, Kleinberg, Lerner & Ram where he practiced intellectual property law for 5 years prior to joining Loeb & Loeb in 1997. Since 1999 he has been senior counsel at Koppel, Patrick, Heybl & Dawson. He has taught Legal Aspects of Technology Transfer at UC Berkeley, presented workshops on licensing matters, written several published articles regarding intellectual property issues and has authored several chapters and acted as legal advisor for several different legal texts. He has also rendered patentability, infringement and state of the art opinions and prosecuted patent applications in biomedical, biochemical, pharmaceutical, natural substances, chemical, advanced materials, mechanical, computer software and general arts before the USPTO and, working with foreign associates, before numerous foreign patent offices. He also has considerable experience handling trade-mark and copyright matters, is familiar with FDA regulations and procedures, advises technology based companies, independent inventors and university based research operations on protecting, commercializing and enforcing proprietary rights Dr. Ram has a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from Lafayette College, a M.S. and D.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology and a Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall Law School. He is admitted to practice in California, New Jersey, New York (inactive) and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office ( Reg. No. 26,379). He is a member of the Licensing Executive Society, The American College of Physician Inventors, American Bar Association, California Bar Association, New Jersey Bar Association, Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association, American Chemical Society and The American Institute of Chemical Engineers

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