Biography

Will Cutchins is a registered patent agent, specializing in the areas of chemistry and biotechnology. His practice focuses on patent prosecution, due diligence and portfolio management in the U.S. and internationally. He has experience with a diverse range of technological areas including pharmaceuticals, agricultural products, polymers, solid-state chemistry, drug-delivery systems and medical devices.

Prior to joining the firm, Will worked for nine years as a Patent Agent and Scientific Advisor for a New York Intellectual Property law firm. In addition to patent prosecution, Will contributed to the firm’s litigation, post-grant and opinion practices. He has especially extensive experience with Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) litigation and the opinion work that precedes it. Having evaluated the scope and validity of countless pharmaceutical and chemical patents, Will is able to effectively obtain both broad and durable patents for his clients.

Will earned a Master’s degree at Emory University, studying organic synthesis. Prior to entering patent law, Will conducted research at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Research Institute, where he designed and prepared organic compounds for foundational and translational cancer research.

Education

Hamilton College, B.A., Chemistry

Emory University, M.S., Organic Chemistry

Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office