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Provided by Derek C Walter

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Derek Walter focuses on patent litigation related to technologies in the biological and chemical disciplines. He has worked on both the plaintiff and defense side in matters relating to DNA sequencing technology, noninvasive fetal diagnostic techniques, microfluidics, organ transplant monitoring, and cancer testing. He has represented clients before the International Trade Commission and the U.S. Patent Office, and in U.S. District Courts, in all phases of patent litigation encompassing a wide range of technical areas, particularly life sciences. He earned his Ph.D. in physical chemistry at UCLA, where he was awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Derek is the author of over a dozen scientific publications in areas including bacterial genetics, gas phase ion chemistry, and computational chemistry.

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University of Utah (B.S.), UCLA (M.S., Ph.D.), UC Berkeley Law (J.D.)

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