Samuel H. Megerditchian

Samuel H. Megerditchian

Director, Intellectual Property

Mr. Megerditchian, a seasoned patent attorney, has over 20 years of experience in chemical, pharmaceutical, biotechnological, electrical, and mechanical matters, with a concentration in the development, management, and enforcement of patent portfolios.

Mr. Megerditchian’s experience covers all aspects of intellectual property law, including domestic and international patent preparation and prosecution, counseling, opinion work, patentability studies, due diligences, intellectual property licensing and patent portfolio and life-cycle management.

Mr. Megerditchian is registered to practice before the US Patent and Trademark Office. His scientific background and experience in the areas of medicinal chemistry, organic chemistry, biochemistry and molecular biology, and his work experience in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries, are immeasurable assets to his clients.

Previously, Mr. Megerditchian was Senior Counsel at Hoffmann-La Roche, where he served as U.S. Patent Head for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases and then as U.S. Patent Head for Inflammatory Diseases.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, he was Chief Chemist/Chemistry Laboratory Supervisor at a major multinational corporation.

Credentials

Education

St. John's University School of Law (J.D.)

    • Editor, St. John’s Law Review
  • Dean’s List

Polytechnic Institute of New York University (M.S.)

Iona College (B.S.)

    • Dean’s List
  • Vice President, Chemical Society

Professional Admissions

State of New York

United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

United States Patent & Trademark Office