February 3, 2023

Volume XIII, Number 34

Benedict Hanrahan

Mr. Hanrahan is a student associate in the Mechanical Group. Mr. Hanrahan joined the firm in 2015 as a summer associate and transitioned to a student associate after the summer.

Prior to joining Sterne Kessler, Mr. Hanrahan examined patent applications at the USPTO for six years in Technology Center 3700, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing and Medical Devices/Processes. Mr. Hanrahan served as a trainer assistant in the USPTO Training Academy to train new Examiners and lead classroom instruction. Mr. Hanrahan held negotiating authority and independently conducted interviews. Mr. Hanrahan achieved an accelerated promotion due to superior performance and was rated outstanding in performance reviews.

Prior to joining the USPTO, Mr. Hanrahan was a Manufacturing Engineer in Vascular Access for Boston Scientific where he led and coordinated an international project that successfully validated a manufacturing process change. He also worked at Boston Scientific as Process Development Intern in Polymer Synthesis where he analyzed and evaluated research development plans for a Six Sigma project to fully characterize the polymer drying process.

Articles in the National Law Review database by Benedict Hanrahan