Brian Pattengale is a patent agent for the Wiggin and Dana Intellectual Property department, where he leverages his extensive scientific background to provide comprehensive technical analysis for patent matters. He also assists clients with patent drafting and prosecution.
Brian’s experience at Wiggin and Dana began as a technology specialist where he provided technical analysis for patent prosecution and freedom-to-operate opinions and ensured consistent U.S. and international prosecution for a biotechnology client. Brian also has years of research and technical experience, including at Yale University as a postdoctoral associate. His technical background is in the areas of materials chemistry and physics, particularly in time-resolved laser spectroscopy techniques in the hard X-ray, UV/Visible and terahertz energy regimes. In his past research roles, he applied these techniques to investigate materials such as semiconductors and conductive soft materials relevant to solar cells, batteries and other electronic device components. Further relying on his background in biochemistry, Brian is knowledgeable in topics ranging from biochemistry and biotechnology to chemistry, materials science, physics, and optics. His is also admitted in the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Brian has authored or co-authored many publications, including 27 peer-reviewed publications in top-tier journals such as Nature Communications, Journal of the American Chemical Society and the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Chemical Science, among others.
Brian earned his Ph.D., Physical and Materials Chemistry at Marquette University and his B.S., Biochemistry at Carroll University.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Brian A. Pattengale, Ph.D.