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David M. Habib Joins Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds Life Science Team

Thursday, November 21, 2019  
Posted by: Susan Barber
Concord and Boston, MA - Leading intellectual property law firm Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds is pleased to announce that David M. Habib has joined the firm as an Associate in the Life Science team. David specializes in the fields of biology, biochemistry, and molecular biology. He has experience preparing and responding to patent and trademark office actions, licensing transactions, and patent issues.

Alice Carroll, Principal at Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds, stated, “We are looking forward to David working with biotech clients, given his background in biochemistry and molecular biology. He adds strength to our seasoned biotech patent attorney team.”

David has specific experience in the areas of protein purification, spectroscopy, chromatography, immunoassays, ELISAs, titration, and DNA sequencing. Before joining Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds, David was a quality control biochemist at Novavax, Inc., in Gaithersburg, Maryland. In this position, he executed the prevalidation and validation of new PicoGreen standard operating procedures. He also performed polymerase chain reactions (PCRs), pH analysis, single radial immunodiffusion (SRID) assays, and enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISAs) on samples of vaccine components to ensure that they complied with quality control standards.

David is a graduate of Boston University School of Law, where he served as a Note Editor for the American Journal of Law and Medicine. He holds a B.S. in Biology from Marymount University and an M.S. in Biomedical Science in Biochemistry from Georgetown University. While at Georgetown, he was awarded the Academic Excellence Medal for graduating with high honors.

Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C., is among New England’s largest law firms devoted to the practice of intellectual property law. The firm specializes in patents, trademarks, intellectual property litigation, copyrights, licensing, due diligence, opinions, trade secrets, and intellectual property counseling. The firm’s legal staff provides extensive scientific and technical expertise in biotechnology, chemistry, computer hardware and software, telecommunications, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, physics, optics, nanotechnology, and electrical, chemical, and mechanical engineering.


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