Peter is a member of the firm's Intellectual Property Practice. He focuses his practice in all fields of intellectual property law, with particular emphasis in procuring domestic and international patents on developments involving complex organic and inorganic chemistry, including pharmaceutical and biotechnology developments. Peter also has experience in preparing infringement and validity opinions, and negotiating and drafting license agreements.

Peter is experienced in many fields of chemistry and recently secured the following patents:

  • Rogers; 9,458,031; Thermo-Reversible Phase Selective Xerogel Compositions
  • Sinko et al.; 9,457,099; Polyethylene Glycol-Based Dendrons
  • Hu et al.; 9,428,453; Cystine diamide analogs for the prevention of cystine stone formation in cystinuria
  • Laskin et al.; 9,422,233; Vanilloid fatty hydroxamates as therapeutic anti-inflammatory pharmaceuticals
  • Sinko et al.; 9,421,272; Nanocarrier compositions and methods
  • Nosker et al.; 9,422,423; Composite articles compression molded from recycled plastic
  • Kohn et al.; 9,416,090; Polymeric biomaterials derived from phenolic monomers and their medical uses
  • Oh, et al.; 9,416,778; Self-gettering differential pump
  • Sasso et al.; 9,383,355; Methods and related devices for continuous sensing utilizing magnetic beads
  • Mirotchenko et al.; 9,382,310; Expression of triple-helical collagen-like products in E. coli

Peter has prepared and prosecuted a number of patent applications on developments relating to:

  • pharmaceuticals
  • semiconductor fabrication
  • bioinformatics
  • 3-D nerve tissue MRI methods
  • biodegradable glycol ether dry-cleaning products
  • biocompatible polymers
  • non-linear optical materials
  • surgical lighting
  • fluorescent nanoparticles
  • poly (alkylene oxide) and polyquaternary derivatives
  • transdermal drug delivery devices
  • pegylated polypeptides
  • rechargeable lithium batteries

Before Fox Rothschild

Prior to joining Fox, Peter was a partner at Synnestvedt & Lechner LLP, an intellectual property boutique, in that firm's chemical practice group and opinions and licensing practice group. After law school, Peter clerked for the Honorable John W. Fritz, Presiding Judge of the New Jersey Court of Appeals.

Before entering the law field, Peter was a chemist in the development of thermoplastic adhesives for the National Starch and Chemical Corporation in Bridgewater, NJ. He invented the first commercialized refastenable disposable diaper adhesive and the first commercialized adhesive for labeling plastic milk containers.