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  • Education
    • Ph.D., Washington University, 2014, Neuroscience
    • B.S., Biochemistry, summa cum laude, Mount St. Mary's University, 2009, Goldwater Scholar
  • Bar Jurisdictions
    • Admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2017

As a registered patent agent in the Biotechnology and Life Sciences Patent Prosecution practice, Christine Emnett actively works to protect clients' intellectual property through the preparation and prosecution of U.S. and international patent applications. She leverages her advanced degree and post-doctoral work in biomedical sciences to provide a unique perspective on complex issues in the life sciences and pharmaceutical industries.

Christine's practice includes working with technologies across the medical, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, agricultural and chemical sectors. Her patent prosecution practice involves technologies directed to biologics, biosimilars, antibodies, gene therapies, CRISPR-Cas gene editing, RNA interference, PCR technology, nucleic acids, proteins, bioactive peptides for use in pharmaceutical and agricultural applications, medicinal chemistry, antibiotics, radiopharmaceuticals, medical and research diagnostic assays, biomarkers and agrochemicals.

Christine has experience working with a range of clients including individual inventors, university tech transfer offices, small startups and large biotechnology companies. She also assists clients with patentability, freedom-to-operate opinions, due diligence projects and prior art searches.