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Gretchen DeVries | Technology Specialist, Patent Agent

Gretchen A. DeVries, Ph.D.

Technology Specialist, Patent Agent

New York, NY
617-368-2174
devries@fr.com
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Background

​Gretchen DeVries is a Technology Specialist, Patent Agent in the New York office of Fish & Richardson. Her practice focuses on patent prosecution in a broad range of technology areas including materials science, electrical engineering, software, medical devices, and business methods.  Dr. DeVries also has previous patent prosecution experience (2007-2012) and technical experience in integrated circuit process engineering at AMD (2001) and IBM (1999, 2000). Dr. DeVries’ graduate work focused on the self-assembly of metal nanoparticles.

Education

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2008
Materials Science and Engineering


B.S., Stanford University 2002
Materials Science and Engineering
with distinction

Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office 2014

Other Distinctions

Selected Publications

DeVries, G.A.; Stellacci, F.; et al. "Divalent Metal Nanoparticles." Science 315(5180): 358-361, 2007.

DeVries, G.A.; Carney, R.P.; Talley, F.R.; Stellacci, F. "Thermodynamic Study of the Reactivity of the Two Topological Point Defects Present in Mixed Self-Assembled Monolayers on Gold Nanoparticles." Advanced Materials 20(22): 4243-4247, 2008.

Carney, R.P.; DeVries, G.A.; Stellacci, F., et al. "Size Limitations for the Formation of Ordered Striped Nanoparticles." Journal of the American Chemical Society. 130(3): 798-799, 2008.

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