Office Hours: Intellectual Property & Patenting
3 pm ET | noon PT
Peter Butch 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. He 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; and rechargeable lithium batteries.