Biography

Experience
• Head, Patent Prosecution and Patent Litigation, Animal Health
Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health
June 2017 – Present  1 year 10 months
Duluth, Georgia

• Global Head, IP
Merial
May 2002 – Present  16 years 11 months
Duluth, GA

• Head Patents
AviGenics
November 2000 – April 2002  1 year 6 months

• Biotech Patent Attorney
Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP
November 1999 – November 2000  1 year 1 month
Atlanta, GA

• Associate Patent Attorney
Dority & Manning, P.A.
May 1998 – November 1999  1 year 7 months
Greenville, South Carolina Area
Drafted, filed and prosecuted patent applications for a variety of clients. Provided FTO and Patentability Opinions.

• Manager, Bacteriology and IP
Rhone Merieux
1992 – 1997  5 years