Cameron Luitjens, Ph.D., focuses his practice on patent prosecution and client counseling in the areas of biotechnology, diagnostic screening platforms, therapeutics, and medical technology. Cameron has experience representing a wide range of clients, including universities, biotech start-ups, and large pharmaceutical companies. Cameron also advises clients on strategic issues, such as patentability, invalidity, infringement, and freedom to operate.
Cameron was a post-doctoral fellow (2000-2002) and research assistant (1994-2000) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he was awarded a Howard Hughes Medical Institute pre-doctoral fellowship. His research focused on post-transcriptional mechanisms of gene regulation and how such regulation affects cell fate decisions and progression through the meiotic cell cycle in Caenorhabditis elegans.