Antoinette represents various types of clients, corporate, start-ups and universities, in intellectual property matters in many fields, specializing in life sciences (e.g., biotechnology, biochemistry, immunology, and molecular biology), bioinformatics, medical and dental devices, business methods, mechanical devices and consumer products.
Prior to founding the firm, Antoinette worked at a Boston area intellectual property law firm for several years drafting and prosecuting patent applications. Antoinette also obtained experience working at EG&G, Inc., where she assisted in-house counsel with managing its worldwide patent and trademark portfolio. Additionally, she has worked at Boston University’s Office of Technology Transfer, where she assisted in various stages of patent prosecution and negotiation of licensing agreements.
Antoinette has biochemical and immunological experience as a Research Technologist at the University of Vermont, College of Medicine (UVM). At the UVM, Antoinette produced monoclonal and polyclonal antibodies, maintained established hybridomas, performed protein purification, tissues culture, ELISA assays, antibody isotyping, SDS-PAGE, ion exchange chromatography, gel filtration and immunoblotting. Additionally, she has computer software experience as an Installation Consultant at IDX Systems Co., Inc., where she installed laboratory and radiology software.
Antoinette received a B.S. degree in Biology, cum laude, in 1992 from the University of Vermont and is also a graduate of Suffolk University Law School from which she received her J.D., cum laude, with a High Technology Concentration in 1997. Antoinette is a member of Massachusetts and Washington, D.C. bars, and is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.