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Pharmaceutical Medical

Location:
Arlington, Virginia, 22202, United States
Posted:
May 23, 2010

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******** Sandra ****, Pharm.D., J.D.

PTO Registration No. 65,852

*** **** ** *, ***. 818-Arlington, VA-22202 TEL (973)***-****-

******@*****.***-

Qualifications

. 3 years of experience providing pre-ANDA-litigation counseling and

opinion work

. Extensive search experience in the fields of pharmaceutical

compositions, formulations and therapeutic methods utilizing multiple

patent and non-patent databases

. Strong knowledge of pharmaceutical active ingredients, mechanisms of

action, structure-activity relationships, pharmaceutical formulations

and methods of manufacture, pharmaceutical excipients and therapeutic

methods

. Possesses strong blend of technical, clinical and legal knowledge

combined with strong writing and communication skills

. Proven ability to complete multiple tasks with exceptional efficiency

and attention to detail

. Recognized by employers for exceptional ability to pick up new skills

quickly

. Patient counseling experience in clinical and community pharmacy

settings

. Working knowledge of FDA regulatory schemes involving NDA/ANDA

approval processes

Education

2005-2008 The George Washington University Law School. Washington, DC

Juris Doctor, May 2008

Activities: Member, Student Intellectual Property Law

Association

Member, Asian Pacific American Law Student

Association

Member, GW Health Law Association

GPA 3.032/4.0

1999-2005 Rutgers Univ. Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy. New Brunswick,

NJ

Doctor of Pharmacy, May 2005, High Honors

Honors: Rho Chi Pharmacy Honor Society (Inducted in Spring

2003)

Relevant Coursework: Biology, General Chemistry, Organic

Chemistry (Lab), Biochemistry, Molecular Biology,

Pharmacology, Pharmaceutics, Molecular Biotechnology,

Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Pharmaceutical Chemistry,

Pathophysiology, Drug Delivery (Lab), Medicinal

Chemistry, Pharmacology, Biopharmaceutics and

Pharmacokinetics

Rotational Experience: Pediatric Hematology/Oncology,

Infectious Disease, Renal Transplant, Business

Strategy (Sanofi-Aventis), Drug Information (Watson

Pharmaceuticals)

GPA 3.621/4.0

Professional Experience

2007-Present Kramer & Amado, P.C. Alexandria, VA

2008 - Present Associate

. Counseling major generic drug client on paragraph (iv)

certification strategies

. Drafting freedom to practice, invalidity and non-

infringement opinions involving active pharmaceutical

ingredients; immediate release, controlled release,

sublingual and buccal dosage forms, transdermal and aerosol

preparations and therapeutic methods

. Supervising and training technology specialists and law

clerks in their performance of patentability, clearance and

invalidity searches for active pharmaceutical ingredients,

pharmaceutical formulations, therapeutic methods and

medical devices

2007-2008 Law Clerk

. Conducted invalidity, clearance, freedom-to-operate, patentability,

petition-to-accelerate and collection searches for pharmaceutical

compositions, pharmaceutical formulations (immediate/controlled

release oral dosage forms, topical preparations), therapeutic methods,

nutraceuticals, polymeric materials, medical devices and dental

appliances

. Performed freedom to practice, non-infringement and

invalidity analysis by researching and analyzing the prior

art

. Drafted freedom to practice and non-infringement opinions

involving active pharmaceutical ingredients, immediate and

controlled release oral dosage forms and therapeutic

methods

2005-2007 CVS Pharmacy. Washington, DC

Staff Pharmacist

. Processed and supervised the filling of prescription

medications by pharmacy technicians

. Counseled patients on the proper use of prescription, over-

the-counter, and herbal medications as well as side effects

that may result from use

. Gained valuable interpersonal skills through extensive

interaction with patients, doctors and insurance company

representatives

Summer 2006 U.S. Food And Drug Administration. Rockville, MD

Intern, Office of the Commissioner, Office of Policy

. Conducted research on drug importation and counterfeit drug

issues to aid in planning possible enforcement actions

. Drafted proposed rules to be published in the Federal

Register that would amend existing FDA regulations

governing civil money penalties

. Assisted in the preparation of comments in response to

proposed rules published by other government agencies

Licenses

. Registered to practice before the USPTO

. Virginia State Bar

Affiliations

. American Bar Association

. American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)

. Asian Pacific American Bar Association-DC Chapter (APABA-DC)

Language Skills & Interests

. Mandarin Chinese (fluent)

. Tennis, Traveling, Chinese Language and History



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