Eric Rogers, Ph.D., Associate

Biography

Eric Rogers is a registered U.S. patent attorney who prosecutes domestic and international patents, assists clients in strategic patent portfolio development, provides licensing and freedom-to-operate advice as well as guidance in USPTO actions and claims. His technical concentrations are in biotechnology, biopharma, biochemistry, immunology, genetics, and molecular biology.

Eric's experience includes:

  • Patent drafting, patent prosecution, patentability in biotech: antibodies, ADC, engineered cells, CAR-T;
  • Preparing and prosecuting U.S./foreign patent applications in biotech and biopharma focused on immunotoxins, immunotherapy, antibodies, oncoimmunology; and 
  • Working in-house at biotech startup focused on cancer.

Eric has authored several law review articles and co-authored several scientific research articles.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Eric's Ph.D. thesis research was directed to Aurora and polo kinases. Throughout his academic pursuits, he conducted research in various areas:

  • Research Associate, UT Southwestern, Dept. of Pharmacology/Green Center for Systems Biology, Ranganathan Lab, protein biophysics, 2008, 2009;
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow, UCSD, Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Donoghue Lab, FGFR3 signaling and tamoxifen resistance, 2005, 2006;
  • Doctoral Student, UT Southwestern, Dept. of Molecular Biology, Lin Lab, studied embryonic development, cell fate and cell division, 1999-2004; and 
  • Research Assistant, UTHSCSA, Dept. of Biochemistry, Serwer Lab, developed biochemical methods to separate biological macromolecules, 1998, 1999.

SELECT PATENT APPLICATIONS DRAFTED AND PROSECUTED

Antigen-Seeding with Immunotoxins for Immuno-oncology:

Immunotoxins: 

Immunotoxin Improvements:

Antibodies for Immuno-oncology:

De-Immunization: 

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Education and Honors

  • Chicago-Kent College of Law (J.D., 2012)
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas (Ph.D., 2005)
  • University of Texas at Austin (B.S., 1998)

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • District of Columbia
  • New Jersey

Court Admissions

  • United States Patent and Trademark Office