Eric A. Harwood, Ph.D.

Partner

Background

Eric Harwood specializes in chemical, pharmaceutical and life science patent prosecution, strategy and diligence matters. Eric earned a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of California at Davis (summa cum laude), and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Organic Chemistry from the University of Washington in Seattle. He received a J.D. from the University of Washington School of Law.

Education

University of Washington School of Law
J.D. 2009

University of Washington
Organic Chemistry
Ph.D. 1999

University of Washington
Organic Chemistry
M.S. 1997

University of California, Davis
Chemistry
B.S. 1993

Honors and Awards

  • Washington Super Lawyers honoree, 2012

Experience

Prior to his career in law, Eric spent eight years working as both a medicinal and process chemist at several pharmaceutical companies, including Gilead Sciences, Pathogenesis and Chiron, where he designed and synthesized antibacterial, antiviral and kinase inhibitor drug candidates.

Affiliations

Eric is a member of the Washington State Bar and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent andTrademark Office. He is a member of the Washington State Patent Law Association, the American Intellectual Property Law Association and Life Science Washington.

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