WASHINGTON, Jan. 11 2005 – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network — Powell Goldstein LLP announced the expansion of its Intellectual Property and Biotechnology practices with the addition of James Remenick, Ph.D., as a partner in the Firm’s Washington office.
“Jim is a recognized leader in the IP legal community and will
significantly enhance our IP efforts in Washington, particularly in the
biotechnology area,” said Alan K. Parver, managing partner of the Firm’s
Dr. Remenick’s practice involves all aspects of intellectual property
protection and enforcement including litigation, prosecution, licensing,
opinions, consulting and counseling. His clients have included companies
ranging in size from start-ups to multinational corporations, as well as
research institutions, universities and investment houses. His work has
included fields as wide-ranging as drug development, immunology, genomics,
diagnostics, plant pharmaceuticals, organics recycling and energy
conservation, to name a few. Dr. Remenick also has significant experience in
trademark and copyright protection and enforcement, and will be looking to
further expand both areas for the Firm.
In conjunction with his work as an attorney, Dr. Remenick was a member of
the U.S. Defense Science Board subcommittee on the Defense Against Biological
Attacks. After the 2002 anthrax attacks on the U.S. Capitol, Dr. Remenick
served as an advisor in a subsequent investigation. Dr. Remenick also serves
as a consultant to the intellectual property committee of The Henry M. Jackson
Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, and obtained a security
clearance from the U.S. Department of Defense to work on classified matters.
Prior to joining the Firm, Dr. Remenick, 48, was a partner with Morrison &
Foerster LLP in its McLean, Virginia, office.
Dr. Remenick received his Ph.D. from the Department of Microbiology of the
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, and spent four years as
a medical researcher and an American Cancer Society post-doctoral fellow at
the Laboratory of Molecular Virology of the National Cancer Institute at the
National Institutes of Health. His work focused on the molecular mechanics
associated with tissue specific transcription using viral models.
He received his B.S. from Iowa State University and earned his J.D. from American
University’s Washington College of Law. Dr. Remenick is a member of the Bars
of the District of Columbia, Maryland (inactive), Texas (inactive) and
Virginia, and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark
Office as an attorney.
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