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Barbara S. Kitchell, PH.D

Of Counsel

Phone: 352-375-8100
Email: BSK@slepatents.com Email Me
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Education

  • A.B. Chemistry
    Goucher College
  • M.S. Organic Chemistry
    Indiana University
  • Ph.D. Biophysical Chemistry
    Duke University
  • J.D. magna cum laude
    North Carolina Central University

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • U.S. and International Patent Prosecution
  • Patentability Opinions
  • Freedom-to-Operate Opinions
  • Trademarks
  • Utility, Design and Plant Patents

TECHNOLOGY AREAS

  • Medicinal and Molecular Chemistry
  • Cancer Drugs and Vaccines
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Genetics
  • Therapeutics
  • Biotechnology
  • Bioassays and Biosensors

PRIOR PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Partner; Arnold, White & Durkee
  • Partner; William, Morgan & Amerson
  • Counsel; Akerman Senterfitt
  • Counsel; Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge
  • President; Enzyme Technology Research Group, Inc.
  • Assistant Senior Organic Chemist; Eli Lilly and Company

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

  • Board Certified in Intellectual Property Law by The Florida Bar
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Arbitrator of the Year, Better Business Bureau, Central Region of North Carolina

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS & ACTIVITIES

  • Registered to Practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
  • The Florida Bar
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Texas Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • “The effect of temperature on mixed function amine oxidase intrinsic fluorescence and oxidative activity” (1979) Mol Pharmacol 15, 131-137.
  • “Optical and hydrodynamic studies of the structure of bacteriophage f2. II. Fluorescence of capsid” (1977) Biochim Biophys Acta 475,536.
  • “The artifactual nature of heparin-induced drug protein binding alterations” Clin Pharm Ther 30, 636-643.
  • “Heart and iver lipid fatty acid and behavior changes in mice after a diet change” (1984) Life Sciences 34,1620-1630.
  • “Bioactive electrodes using metallo proteins attached to colloidal gold” (1987) Neth. Chem Soc RECUEIL/ICBIC 06,298.

SELECTED PATENTS

  • 10,772,344: Therapeutic and Nutritional Compositions
  • 8,623,446: Ultraviolet Activated Antimicrobial Surfaces
  • 8,617,888: Bacterial Type III Secretion System Mediated Delivery of Reprogramming Factors
  • 8,552,135: Substituted Polyalkoxysiloxane Compositions and Methods of Use
  • 8,158,216: Spinulose Titanium Nanoparticulate Surfaces
  • 8,114,657: Antimicrobial Protein Compositions and Production Thereof from Marine Bacteria
  • 8,066,854: Antimicrobial Coating Methods
  • 7,795,020: Tumor Cell Vaccines
  • 7,348,015: Antigen Modified Cancer Cell Vaccines for Cancer Therapy
  • 7,288,263: Compositions and Methods for Treatment of Skin Discoloration
  • 5,262,313: “Carrageenan-immobilized esterase” (Kitchell, et al.) 1993
  • 3,681,322: “Adducts of aliphatic and araliphatic aldehydes and erythromycylamine or erythromycylamine B” (Kitchell and Gerzon), 1970
  • 3,652,537: “Epierythromycylamine B” (Massey and Kitchell)

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