Jonathan M. Milette
Jonathan M. Milette, Ph.D. is a patent agent in the Intellectual Property Group of Lathrop GPM LLP, resident in the Boston office. Jonathan’s practice focuses on intellectual property prosecution and transactional matters in the areas of chemical, biological, pharmaceutical, and medical technologies. As a registered practitioner, he is assisting in the strategic development of intellectual property and the preparation and prosecution of patent and trademark applications in the U.S. and abroad for clients ranging from startup companies, universities, and research organizations to large corporations. Prior to joining the firm, he worked for a large national law firm located in Boston.
Jonathan has extensive experience in a number of technologies ranging from chemical synthesis, optoelectronics, and nuclear magnetic resonance to genomics, proteomics, immunoassays, point-of-care systems, and drug development. Earlier in his career, Jonathan worked as a postdoctoral research fellow in the research group of Professor George Whitesides at Harvard University. His research focused on the development of microfluidic point-of-care devices for the detection of a wide range of animal and human diseases, such as HIV, hepatitis, syphilis, and brucellosis. During his graduate studies at McGill University, Jonathan worked on the synthesis of organic-capped nanomaterials and their dispersion in organic materials for optical applications.
As a research scientist, Jonathan received and managed research funds from various organizations and funding agencies including the Bill and Melinda Gate Foundation and the Canadian Funds for Research in Technology and Genomics. He also published many scientific research articles in peer-reviewed journals and presented his research at a number of national and international conferences.
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McGill University, Ph.D., Chemistry, 2012
Concordia University, B.Sc., Chemistry Honor in Biochemistry, 2004