Law Clerk to Trial Judge Joseph V. Colaianni, U.S. Court of Claims, 1977-1978. Contributing Editor, Medical Devices and Diagnostics Industry Magazine, 1984-1986. Patent Counsel, Association of the Biotechnology Companies, 1985-1989. Recipient: First Prize, Nathan Burkan Memorial Competition at Boston University, sponsored by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, 1976; Robert C, Watson Award of the American Patent Law Association, 1979; Stephen P. Ladas Award for the U.S. Trademark Association, 1979. Author: Book, Biotechnology and The Law, Clark, Boardman Co., Ltd., 1982, 1985-1989, 1991-2013; Final Report to the Office of Technology Assessment, U.S. Congress on Property Rights in Cell Lines, May 23, 1986; "Patent Problem for Chemical Researchers-The Utility Requirement After Brenner v. Manson," 18 IDEA 23-37, Spring, 1976; "Patent Protection for New Forms of Life," 38 Federal Bar Journal, 34-48, Winter, 1979; "Arzberger Under the Microscope: A Critical Reexamination of the Exclusion of Bacteria From Plant Patent Protection," 7 Rutgers Journal of Computers, Technology and the Law, 367-79, February, 1980; Mapmaking and Copyright: "The Direct Observation Rule and the Public Interest," 18 Publishing, Entertainment, Advertising and Allied Fields Law Quarterly 311-33, Winter, 1980; "Trademark Aspects of Pharmaceutical Product Design," 70 Trademark Reporter 1-46, January-February, 1980; "The Patent System and the New Biology," 8 Rutgers Journal of Computers, Technology and the Law, 1-48, 1980; "Unclean Hands and Unlawful Use in Commerce: Trademarks Adrift on the Regulatory Tide," 71 Trademark Reporter, 38-58, 1981; "Preventing Inadvertent Forfeiture of Patent Rights," 5 Medical Devices and Diagnostic Industry (MDDI), 70-72, 115, March, 1983; "U.S. Export Controls on Biotechnology," 6 Recombinant DNA Technical Bulletin, 12-18, March, 1983; "Putting New Life Into Your Medical Device Patents," 8 MDDI 58-61, October, 1986. Co-author: "Final Report to the Office of Technology Assessment, U.S. Congress on Certain Laws Affecting the International Transfer of Biotechnology," April 8, 1983; Environmental Regulation of Biotechnology, MacMillan Press, 1989.
Food and Drug Law Institute, 1978-1979. Member, Board of Editors, Biotechnology Law Reports, 1982-2000. Patent and Associate General Counsel, Association of Biotechnology Companies, 1984-1989. Advisor to the Board, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Biotechnology Institute, 1989-1991; Member, Association of Biotechnology Companies Patent Law Working Group, 1991-1993. Co-Chair, PTO Affairs Sub-Committee, 1992-1993.