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Craig A Crandall

Craig A Crandall

Newbury Park, California 91320
United States

Telephone: 805-405-3121
Firm: Craig A Crandall, APC
Practice Overview:
-- invention identification and counseling inventors;
-- evaluating patent and literature searches;
-- drafting and prosecuting patent applications (worldwide);
-- post-issuance proceedings;
-- conducting due diligence, patentability, freedom to operate analysis; and
-- development of client intellectual property policies


Professional Profile:
I am founder and owner of my private corporation which started operations in 2003 and which specializes in intellectual property law. I have served as a part-time Senior Patent Counsel at Kythera Biopharmaceuticals (2007-2009) and also served as Corporate (Patent) Counsel at Amgen Inc. for eleven years (1992-2003).

My seventeen years of legal experience in the biotechnology industry includes substantial patent prosecution experience, as well as patent litigation, trademark, and licensing experience.

UndergraduateUniversity of IowaBS - Microbiology1983
LawSouthwestern University School of LawJD1993

Affiliations & Memberships:
Member, State Bar of California, 1993 - Present
Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association
Member, American Bar Association, 1995 - Present
Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office
Licensed to practice in all Courts of the State, as well as the United States District Court for the Central District of California and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Community Service
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