Timothy J. Doyle

Associate

Philadelphia
T +1.215.564.1412
F +1.215.568.3439

Overview

Timothy Doyle focuses his intellectual property practice in the pharmaceutical and chemical industries. He draws on his extensive background as a research chemist in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries to assist clients in those industries with patent prosecution, freedom-to-operate and validity opinions, and patent litigation. His ability to thoroughly analyze complex issues allows him to develop efficient solutions to the problems confronting his clients. 

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Patent Prosecution
  • Drafted and prosecuted U.S. and Patent CooperationTreaty patent applications in pharmaceutical, chemical and mechanical arts.
Patent Opinions
  • Drafted freedom-to-operate and validity opinions relating to APIs, polymorphs, pharmaceutical dosage forms, methods of use, and API and dosage form manufacturing processes.
Patent Litigation
  • Experienced in all aspects of  patent litigation (including Hatch-Waxman litigation), including pleadings, fact and expert discovery, Markman hearings, motion practice, trials, and appeals. 
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Experience

Patent Prosecution
  • Drafted and prosecuted U.S. and Patent Cooperation Treaty patent applications in pharmaceutical, chemical and mechanical arts.
Patent Opinions
  • Drafted freedom-to-operate and validity opinions relating to APIs, polymorphs, pharmaceutical dosage forms, methods of use, and API and dosage form manufacturing processes.
Patent Litigation
  • Experienced in all aspects of  patent litigation (including Hatch-Waxman litigation), including pleadings, fact and expert discovery, Markman hearings, motion practice, trials, and appeals. 

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • American Chemical Society

Pro Bono

  • Through Human Rights First, successfully assisted a refugee from Zimbabwe in being granted asylum.
  • Drafted and prosecuted patent applications for clients through Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts.

Prior Positions

  • Wyeth: Principal Scientist I (2004 to 2006)
  • Purdue Pharma L.P.: Principal Scientist (2003 to 2004)
  • Guilford Pharmaceuticals Inc.: Senior Scientist (2000 to 2003)
  • Zeneca Agriculture Products: Senior Process Research Chemist (1996 to 2000)

Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Registration No. 58,127
  • New York
  • [Not admitted in Pennsylvania]

Education

  • J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law, 2010, cum laude
  • Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1996
  • B.S., Chemistry, West Virginia University, 1989