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Of Counsel since: 2001
Languages: English, German

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  • PhD in Chemistry
  • Juris Doctor in Law

Academic and Professional Career

Loyola College, Baltimore (MD, U.S.A.)
Bachelor of Science, Major in Chemistry, Minor in Philosophy

Carnegie Mellon University of Pittsburgh (PA, U.S.A.)
Master of Science and PhD in Chemistry

University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore (MD, U.S.A.)
Juris Doctor in Law

Corporate Counsel and Managing Counsel at E.I. DuPont de Nemours working on international IP matters (over 30 years);
Senior Counsel, Alston & Bird LLP, Washington DC.


  • AIPLA (American Intellectual Property Law Association), Fellow of AIPLA 2002–2024
  • American Bar Association, Founding Member, IP Section Board 1999–2002
  • Georgetown University Law Center, Advanced Patent Law Institute, Advisory Board
  • IPO (Intellectual Property Owners Association)
  • Information & Privacy Law IP Program
  • U.S. Bar/EPO Liaison Council, Chair 1998–2000
  • U.S. Bar/JPO Liaison Council, Chair 2010–2011
  • UIC LAW Center for Intellectual Property, Information & Privacy Law IP Program, formerly John Marshall Law School, Advisory Board 1998–2004 and 2017–2024

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