Scott E. Kamholz M.D., Ph.D.

Scott E. Kamholz M.D., Ph.D.

PTAB Trial Lawyer and Former Judge
  • Patents
  • District of Columbia, U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (Agency)
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Summary

Scott Kamholz combines his experience as an Administrative Patent Judge at the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) and background in medicine, biophysics, and engineering to advise clients in the life sciences sector on a variety of complex patent litigation matters and PTAB proceedings. Dr. Kamholz was the first PTAB judge to enter private practice after presiding over AIA trial proceedings from start to finish. He has assisted clients in dozens of PTAB proceedings since returning to private practice.

Education
University of Miami
B.S. | Biomedical Engineering
Honors: Magna cum laude, General Honors, Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honor Society
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University of Miami
Ph.D. | Physiology and Biophysics
Academic Merit
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University of Miami
M.D.
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Boston College Law School
J.D
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Professional Experience
Of Counsel
Covington & Burling LLP
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Partner
Foley Hoag LLP
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Administrative Patent Judge
Patent Trial and Appeal Board, United States Patent and Trademark Office
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Member of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, which reviews adverse decisions of examiners upon applications for patents, reviews appeals of reexaminations, and conducts derivation proceedings, inter partes reviews, and post-grant reviews of patents.
Registered Patent Attorney
Foley Hoag LLP
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Advised clients of all sizes on a range of intellectual property issues.
Publications
Certifications
2012 Rising Star selectee (declined due to judicial appointment)
Massachusetts Rising Stars
Professional Associations
Current
Activities: American Intellectual Property Law Association, Member
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Current
Activities: American Bar Association, Member
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Current
Activities: Boston Patent Law Association, Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
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Massachusetts
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U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (Agency)
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U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
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U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit
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U.S. Court of Federal Claims
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U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Practice Area
    Patents
    Patent Appeals, Patent Litigation, Patent Prosecution
Additional Practice Area
  • PTAB Trials
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Website
Contact & Map
Covington & Burling LLP
One CityCenter, 850 Tenth St, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Telephone: (202) 662-5339