Richard W. Martin, Ph.D.

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Richard W. Martin is an associate with McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP. Dr. Martin practices in several aspects of intellectual property law, including patent prosecution, counseling and litigation. His focus is in the areas of biotechnology, chemical, and pharmaceuticals and diagnostics.

Before joining MBHB, Dr. Martin served as a technical advisor with two prominent patent litigation practices. In that role he defended his clients’ intellectual property rights to biopharmaceuticals, small molecules, transgenic animal models, vaccines, and ethylene polymers. Dr. Martin’s litigation experience includes fact and expert discovery as well as trial proceedings.

Published Articles

  • Co-Author, Understanding the Effects of In Re Kubin, IP Law 360, June 12, 2009.
  • Richard W Martin, Philip P Connell, Douglas K Bishop, The Yin and Yang of treating BRCA-deficient tumors, 132 Cell 919 (2008).
  • Richard W Martin, Brian J Orelli, Mitsuyoshi Yamazoe, Andy J Minn, Shunichi Takeda, Douglas K Bishop, RAD51 Up-regulation Bypasses BRCA1 Function and is a Common Feature of BRCA1-Deficient Breast Tumors, 67 Cancer research 9658 (2007). *Featured Article.
  • Simonne Longerich, Brian J Orelli, Richard W Martin, Douglas K Bishop, Ursula Storb, BRCA1 in Immunoglobulin Gene Conversion and Somatic Hypermutation, 7 DNA Repair 253 (2008).


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