NEW YORK, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- John Josef Molenda has joined Jenner & Block's New York office as Of Counsel in the Firm's Intellectual Property and Appellate and Supreme Court Practices.
Most recently, Dr. Molenda was an associate at Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP, where he concentrated his practice in chemical, pharmaceutical, and biotech patent litigation. Dr. Molenda, who has a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Vanderbilt University, has litigation experience in a wide range of technologies, including drug development, genetic engineering, biochemistry, chemical compositions and material science.
"We are delighted that John is joining the Firm," said Harry J. Roper, Chair of the Firm's Intellectual Property Practice. "His significant experience will add to our pharmaceutical, biotechnology and chemical patent litigation capabilities."
Dr. Molenda is currently a Co-Vice Chair of the Patent Litigation Committee of the Federal Circuit Bar Association. He has spoken and published extensively on new developments in patent law, including the impact of patent law on nanotechnology inventions.
Dr. Molenda obtained B.S. degrees in Chemistry and History from Vanderbilt University in 1991, graduating cum laude with Honors in the College of Arts and Science. He remained at Vanderbilt and received M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Chemistry, focusing on pharmaceutical design and evaluation. Following graduate school, Dr. Molenda conducted post-doctoral research in DNA topology at New York University.
In 1998, Dr. Molenda received his J.D. from the University of Michigan. He then served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Alan D. Lourie, United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, from 1998-2000.
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