Patent Attorney October 2011 to CurrentLaw Office of Noah Sachs － Boston, MA
Working with companies on product development, with a special emphasis on technology start-ups, internet businesses, and manufacturers.
Providing advice and review on contracts, information technology, research agreements, product licensing, and counsel on software licensing agreements.
Working with fast paced start-ups and businesses on patent, trademark and copyright law and consulting on intellectual property issues.
General Counsel & Chief Information Officer August 2006 to October 2010Enzymatics, Inc － Beverly, MA
Oversaw all aspects of the companies contracts, which included negotiating, drafting and analyzing a wide variety of licenses, sales, strategic alliances and development agreements including: technical collaboration agreements, research contracts, patent and software technology license agreements.
Managed all of the companies computer operations and software development, including server construction and deployment, office networking, laboratory computer system construction and use, a 3D molecular modeling display, customer research management software, phone systems, development of the company web site, accounting software, anti- virus software, critical backup software and data preservation, and extensive experience in implementing Google Apps for Business.
Managed the company's intellectual property portfolio and directed the company's intellectual property strategy in light of recent de.
Technology Specialist September 2002 to September 2003CombinatoRx, Inc － Boston, MA
Provided legal research in pharmaceutical chemicals and support for the discovery group as well as outside counsel, assisted in patent prosecution, patent licensing, patent portfolio analysis, conducted prior art searches, and analyzed competing inventions in the industry.
Served as in-house expert for drug discovery with experience in laboratory robotics, chemistry, and small molecule pharmaceuticals.
Edited and prepared patent applications for new small molecule therapeutics and the CombinatoRx drug discovery platform.
Assistant Scientist II June 2001 to September 2002CombinatoRx, Inc － Boston, MA
Performed extensive programming of laboratory instrumentation and assisted with the software development for analyzing the large amount of data generated by multidimensional screening of combinatorial pharmaceuticals.
Supervised several high-throughput screening campaigns for anti-proliferative agents, antibiotics, antifungals, and therapeutics for autoimmune diseases.
Carried out initial drug discovery, combinatorial structure activity relationship, combination mechanism activity relationship, assay development/optimization, and experimental data analysis of novel therapeutics.
Research Assistant June 1999 to January 2001New England BioLabs － Beverly, MA
Carried out the design of a selection technique for methylase genes from extremophile DNA libraries.
This involved cloning novel restriction enzyme systems from a complex collection of extremophiles that could not be cultured in vitro.
Extensive use of the genome priming system for generating DNA sequence templates, Western Blotting, DNA restriction site mapping, and computational analysis of DNA sequences.
Cloned type II restriction modification system Hpy188II from Helicobacter Pylori for laboratory use.
This included genomic and plasmid DNA isolation, PCR, primer design, vector construction and DNA sequence analysis.
Modified the cloning vector pUC19 for use with environmental PCR, and carried out optimization of activity assay and quality controls for restriction enzymes SapI and SfoI.
Research Assistant September 1997 to June 1999T4 Phage Lab － Olympia, WA
Performed a computational analysis of the Ecor collection for resistance to the T4 virus.
Characterized host-lethal viral proteins by High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC).
This necessitated the purification of recombinant viral proteins without an activity assay and subsequently immobilizing the target to a solid matrix to study subunit interaction.
J.D : 2006Suffolk University Law School － Boston, MA
B.S : Molecular Biology, 1999TESC － Olympia, WA
Admitted to Practice Massachusetts U.S. Patent and Trademark Office