Samuel S. Woodley is a Principal in the New York office of Fish & Richardson. He
has several years experience in both U.S. and international patent strategy and
procurement, as well as intellectual property litigation, patent interference practice,
due diligence, infringement and validity opinion counseling. He advises clients in
the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, including major pharmaceutical
companies as well as smaller biotechnology enterprises and research universities.
His practice encompasses technical issues in a broad range of complex
technologies, including biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, genetics, biochemistry,
immunology, virology and bioinformatics.
Prior his law career, Dr. Woodley’s doctoral research focused on the investigation of
protein and nucleic acid molecular structure using complex techniques such as
nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometry. He worked for several years as a
scientific advisor and patent agent before obtaining his law degree in 2002.
United States Patent and Trademark Office
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
"Stem Cell Law, Regulation and Intellectual Property: A Fundamental Pillar of
Success," World Stem Cell Report, S. Peter Ludwig, Samuel Woodley, Ph.D.
"Structural Characterization by Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy of
Deoxyoligonucleotide Dfuplexes Containing a Site Specific Thymine-thymine (6-4)
UV-Photoassuct," Samuel Woodley, Ph.D. Dissertation.