Practice Areas



  • Patent Agent, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


Wesleyan University, M.S., Organometallic Chemistry, 2000

Farleigh Dickinson University, B.S., Medical Technology, magna cum laude, 1987

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Patricia S. Whitehouse

Patent Agent
860.286.2929, ext. 1118

Patricia Whitehouse has extensive patent experience in the materials science field from polymers and polymer composites to inorganic materials. Her organometallic chemistry background is an excellent foundation for rapidly grasping the issues associated with a range of topics, including organic synthesis, polymer synthesis, polymer blends, polymer composite compositions, ceramics, alloys, and catalysis. Her thesis work focused on applying organometallic catalysts to organic reactions. Pat has extensive experience in patent analysis, searching, drafting, and prosecution – both in the U.S. and internationally.

Experience Highlights

Patent Agent, Cantor Colburn LLP, 1999-present

Research Assistant, Neurogen Corporation, 1994-1995

Clinical Chemist, Middlesex Hospital, 1987-1994

Professional Affiliations

Intellectual Property Owners Association

Community/Civic Involvement

Durham Fair Volunteer 

Aurora Foundation