Samuel S. Woodley is a Principal in the New York office of Fish & Richardson. He has several years experience in both U.S. and international patent strategy and procurement, as well as intellectual property litigation, patent interference practice, due diligence, infringement and validity opinion counseling. He advises clients in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, including major pharmaceutical companies as well as smaller biotechnology enterprises and research universities. His practice encompasses technical issues in a broad range of complex technologies, including biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, genetics, biochemistry, immunology, virology and bioinformatics.
Prior his law career, Dr. Woodley’s doctoral research focused on the investigation of protein and nucleic acid molecular structure using complex techniques such as nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometry. He worked for several years as a scientific advisor and patent agent before obtaining his law degree in 2002.
"Stem Cell Law, Regulation and Intellectual Property: A Fundamental Pillar of Success," World Stem Cell Report, S. Peter Ludwig, Samuel Woodley, Ph.D. (October 2009).
"Structural Characterization by Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy of Deoxyoligonucleotide Duplexes Containing a Site Specific Thymine-thymine (6-4) UV-Photoassuct," Samuel Woodley, Ph.D. Dissertation.