Scott E. Kamholz, M.D., Ph.D.
Registered Patent Attorney
Dr. Scott Kamholz obtains patent protection for clients in all fields, with an emphasis on applications in medical devices, biotechnology, mechanical engineering, and biomedical engineering. He uses his technical training in engineering, medicine and biomedical research to help clients assess the patentability of inventions and to evaluate infringement and product clearance concerns. He represents clients in patent licensing transactions and provides patent due diligence guidance in mergers and acquisitions. In addition, he manages and coordinates foreign patent portfolios.
Scott consults in patent litigation and has extensive experience representing both patent owners and third party requesters in patent reexamination proceedings. He hosts www.toolpat.com, which provides full-text searching of U.S. patent and published application databases, full-text searching of the Manual of Patent Examining Procedure (MPEP), and several other tools.
As the holder of both M.D. and Ph.D. degrees, Scott's scientific expertise encompasses developmental biology, transgenic mouse creation and analysis, hematopoietic stem cell biology, medical informatics, signal processing, and computational modeling. During graduate school and medical school he studied developmental biology, focusing on mechanisms by which hematopoietic stem cells and progenitor cells migrate during embryonic development. As part of his research work he created and analyzed several lines of transgenic mice to study the function of Steel Factor as a guidance signal for migrating stem cells. Scott also acquired expertise in a wide variety of biotechnology techniques, including cloning, genetic engineering, nucleic acid hybridization, immunoblotting, immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry, and FACS analysis.
Bars and Court Admissions
U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
U.S. Court of Federal Claims
U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (Agency)
The following is a brief summary of Scott's experience and accomplishments:
Multi-mode antennas (U.S. Patent No. 6,469,676)
Robotic interfaces (U.S. Patent App. Pub. Nos. 2006/0106326 and 2006/0069336)
Magnetic resonance imaging probes (U.S. Patent Nos. 6,904,307, 6,898,454, 6,714,809, 6,701,176, 6,675,033, 6,628,980, 6,606,513, and 6,549,800)
Loudspeakers, sound systems, and sound panels (U.S. Patent Nos. 7,123,724, 7,062,064, 6,836,552, 6,748,090 and 6,622,817)
Capacitive sensors (U.S. Patent No. 6,425,289)
Microfluidic and enveloped flow systems (U.S. Patent Nos. 7,138,269 and 7,096,877)
Ophthalmologic observation systems (U.S. Patent No. 6,640,124)
Cardiac surgery devices (U.S. Patent App. Pub Nos. 2007/0043257, 2007/0027536, and 2006/0269444)
Surgical instrument tracking and lesion targeting systems (U.S. Patent No. 6,731,966)
Vascular access devices (U.S. Patent No. 7,025,746)
Electrochemistry (U.S. Patent No. 6,952,013)
Integrated circuit parameterization (U.S. Patent No. 6,968,484)
Fluid sample processing and testing systems (U.S. Patent No. 6,748,332; U.S. Patent App. Pub. No. 2004/0161788)
Noninvasive electrocardiographic imaging (U.S. Patent No. 7,016,719)
Clinical trial recruitment systems (U.S. Patent App. Pub. No. 2002/0099570)
Stents (U.S. Patent Nos. 7,217,250, 7,214,229, 6,929,664, and 6,709,465; U.S. Patent App. Pub. No. 2005/0228481)
Nasal inserts and drug delivery (U.S. Patent App. Pub. No. 2006/0085027)
Tissue injury detection (U.S. Patent No. 6,912,416)
Drug delivery to joints (U.S. Patent App. Pub. No. 2005/0152949)
Oral transmucosal drug delivery (U.S. Patent No. 6,896,519)
Voltage testing systems (U.S. Patent No. 6,377,054)
Microwave pulse generators (U.S. Patent No. 6,380,815).