Overview

Wayne leverages his expertise in chemistry to assist clients with procuring U.S. and foreign patents.

As a scientist, Wayne’s research focused on designing, synthesizing, and studying the self-assembly of novel metalloporphyrin complexes and their use for organizing functional moieties with sub-nanometer precision.

Prior to joining Clark+Elbing, Wayne worked as a patent agent at a Boston-based intellectual property law firm, where he drafted and prosecuted patent applications in diverse technical fields, including small molecule pharmaceuticals, nanotechnology, and materials science.

Wayne is an inventor on a patent application and has co-authored an original research article in Langmuir, published by the American Chemical Society.

Education

  • Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Chicago
  • B.S. (cum laude with departmental honors), Chemistry, University of California, Los Angeles

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Experience

Honors:

  • Nathan Sugarman Teaching Award in General Chemistry, University of Chicago
  • Edith Barnard Memorial Award in Chemistry for Service to Others, University of Chicago
  • Joan Shiu Award for Student Service, University of Chicago

Affiliations:

  • Member, Boston Patent Law Association

Education

  • Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Chicago
  • B.S. (cum laude with departmental honors), Chemistry, University of California, Los Angeles

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office