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Miller Canfield Attorney Jonathan P. O'Brien Speaks at Pharma/Biotech Conference

April 9, 2008

Miller Canfield intellectual property attorney Jonathan P. O’Brien, Ph.D. recently spoke at the American Conference Institute’s conference, “Pharma/Biotech Patent Claim Drafting and Prosecution,” in New York City. He discussed “Aligning Your Patent Timing Strategies With Business Objectives in Order to Maximize Your Patent Lifecycle.”

In the firm’s Kalamazoo office, O’Brien is a registered patent attorney and a principal in the firm’s Intellectual Property and Life Science & Biotechnology groups, specializing in patent and licensing matters. He represents large and small domestic and international pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, as well as companies focused on medical device, battery, and telecommunication products.

He received his doctorate in physical chemistry from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and his bachelor of science in chemistry from Hope College. He received his law degree from Michigan State University College of Law, magna cum laude, where he received a full merit scholarship.


He resides in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

The law firm of Miller Canfield was established in Detroit in 1852 and employs 800 in offices in Michigan, Illinois, Massachusetts, Florida, New York, Canada and Poland.