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Experienced Patent Attorneys, Agent Join Cantor Colburn

Top Ranked IP Firm Continues Growth with Six Professionals in Chemistry, Computer Engineering, and Electrical Engineering

Cantor Colburn LLP is proud to announce the addition of six intellectual property professionals Samantha Burch; Tam Dinh, Ph.D.; Helena Lovick, Ph.D.; Steven McHugh; Alex Starkovich; and Peter Thompson.

“These professionals are a noteworthy addition to the firm,” said Phil Colburn, Co-Managing Partner. “Clients will benefit from their years of experience in industry, academia, in-house, and in private practice, which invaluably inform their counsel. All have exceptional insight into client needs.”

“This is a great group, experienced in a wide variety of technologies who are adept in the most sophisticated aspects of IP practice,” said Michael Cantor, Co-Managing Partner. “Clients come to us for top legal and technical talent. It’s one of the key reasons for our sustained growth.”

The new additions to the firm are intellectual property attorneys and a patent agent with degrees in electrical engineering, computer systems engineering, and organic chemistry.

Samantha Burch 
Counsel, 15+ years of experience, subject matter expertise in post-Alice patentability issues, bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering with a minor in Mathematical Sciences, JD 

Tam Dinh, Ph.D.
Counsel, 15+ years of experience, in-house experience with pharmaceutical companies, bachelor’s degrees in Chemistry and in Molecular and Cell Biology, Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry, JD 

Steven McHugh
Partner, 20+ years of experience, with industry experience as an engineer, full-service IP experience, bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering, JD 

Alex Starkovich 
Counsel, 16+ years of experience, industry experience as a software engineer, full-service IP experience, bachelor’s in Computer Systems Engineering, JD 

Peter Thompson
Associate, 13+ years of experience, a former U.S. Patent Examiner and former programmer, bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering, JD 

Helena Lovick, Ph.D.
Patent Agent, 12+ years of experience, research scientist, named inventor on multiple patents, bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry

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