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Samuel H. Megerditchian

Samuel H. Megerditchian

Vedder Price P.C.

New York, NY, USA


Samuel H. Megerditchian serves as Counsel at Vedder Price and is a member of the firm’sIntellectual Property team. He concentrates his practice in chemical, pharmaceutical biotechnological, electrical and mechanical matters.

Mr. Megerditchian has almost 15 years of experience as a registered patent agent and patent attorney, both in private practice and in-house. He has extensive experience in the development, management and enforcement of chemical, pharmaceutical and biotechnological patent portfolios, as well as portfolios involving the electrical arts.

He has drafted over 120 original patent applications, is associated with approximately 200 issued U.S. patents and has performed a considerable amount of opinion work, such as freedom-to-operate and patentability studies. Additionally, Mr. Megerditchian has drafted and negotiated numerous research collaboration, material transfer, employment and confidentiality agreements.

Immediately prior to joining Vedder Price, Mr. Megerditchian was Senior Counsel at Hoffmann-La Roche. While at Roche, he served as U.S. Patent Head for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases and then as U.S. Patent Head for Inflammatory Diseases.

Prior to Roche, Mr. Megerditchian was in private practice advising clients on IP matters. He also served as chief chemist at a major multinational corporation before becoming a lawyer.
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