John E. Conour is a partner with McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP. Dr. Conour has more than a decade of experience in all aspects of patent prosecution, litigation, and counseling. He represents a variety of clients, including biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies both large and small, start-ups, individual inventors, and universities. He currently concentrates his practice on providing strategic IP assessments and counseling, procuring biotechnology and pharmaceutical, diagnostic, and medical device patents, ANDA litigation, and preparing invalidity, patentability, and non-infringement opinions. His technical expertise includes molecular and cellular biology, immunology, biochemistry, biosensor design, bioinformatics, microbiology, animal models, microfluidics, histochemistry, immunochemistry, flow cytometry, cell culture, and surface chemistries.