Rui is a registered patent agent who brings a strong background in biomedical science to the preparation, filing, and prosecution of US and international patent applications. She regularly conducts patentability and technology assessments as well as freedom-to-operate searches for clients in the biotechnology sector and related industries.
Prior to joining Mintz, Rui spent several years working as a patent agent for a prominent intellectual property law firm in Washington, DC. Earlier she did a post-doctoral research fellowship at the Developmental Therapeutics Branch of the National Cancer Institute, where she studied DNA repair enzyme TDP2 and its role in repairing topoisomerase II inhibitor induced DNA damage. Rui is currently pursuing a JD at American University.
MedTech, Tools, and Devices
Articles in the National Law Review database by Rui Jacques, PhD