Amanda assists in the prosecution of patent applications, specializing in the fields of chemistry and biotechnology. She prosecutes patent applications domestically and abroad in a wide range of technologies. Her industry focus includes chemical process control, water and waste treatment, medical devices, energy and “green” technologies and therapeutic formulations.  Amanda also has experience in the prosecution of patents for consumer products and specialty materials and coatings.

Representative matters include:

  • Provided technical and strategic analysis on a patent portfolio for a water and waste treatment client focused on treating water to meet and exceed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s standards.
  • Participated in developing a portfolio for a consumer products client, including drafting and prosecuting numerous patent applications domestically and abroad for therapeutic and cosmetic formulations.
  • Collaborated with a medical devices client to expand a portfolio for innovative implantable systems for sensory stimulation.
  • Drafted patent applications for a “green” technologies client on creative methods of supplying potable water to drought-ridden areas.

Amanda brings several years of experience as a research scientist to her practice. She managed a genetics lab with a focus on cancer and cardiovascular research at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. The lab was successful in identifying several drugs, which inhibit specific genetic activity and block tumor growth in animal models. During her undergraduate years, Amanda was a research assistant in a drug delivery and molecular imaging lab at the Kennedy Krieger Institute and a research assistant in a molecular lab at the University of Puerto Rico.

Amanda is fluent in Spanish.

Education and Prior Experience

  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D., magna cum laude 
  • Boston University, M.Eng., Materials Science Engineering
  • Johns Hopkins University, B.S., Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Cellular/Molecular Concentration

Admissions, Memberships, and Acknowledgements

  • Massachusetts (pending)
  • Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Member, Phi Delta Phi

*pending admission to the Massachusetts bar