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Myers Bigel is pleased to announce Lori Herman has joined the firm’s award-winning legal team.

Lori joined Myers Bigel with more than 17 years of experience practicing law and has experience with a wide variety of technologies but concentrates her practice in the chemical and biotechnological fields with an emphasis on polymers, fibers, specialty chemicals, pharmaceuticals, nanotechnologies, biologics, medical devices, and medical diagnostics. She focuses her practice in the areas of patent prosecution and client counseling. Lori has extensive experience in preparing and prosecuting U.S. and international patent applications, directing foreign prosecution, and providing validity, patentability, and freedom to operate opinions.

Lori is a member of the North Carolina and Florida bars and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

She received her received her B.A. in Chemistry from Willamette University. She received her Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of California at Davis, and her J.D. from the Duke University School of Law. Lori’s doctoral research involved asymmetric catalysis in supercritical fluids. Lori also performed post-doctoral research involving polymer synthesis and characterization at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Lori joins a team of attorneys and patent agents emphasizing patent procurement in practice areas including electronics/computer, mechanical, trademark, chemical and biotechnology. The firm’s experience with domestic and international patents is vast, having successfully filed in practically every country in the world, drafting quality patents that cover the full scope of an invention and stand up to courtroom challenges.

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