Claire Palmer, Ph.D.
Senior Patent Agent
Claire Palmer drafts and prosecutes patents in a broad range of technologies including biotechnology, biochemistry, pharmaceuticals, microbiology, biology, molecular biology, bioremediation, biological wastewater treatment and other "green" technologies. Claire also has expertise in the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations, particularly on issues relating to patent claim eligibility for listing patents.
Claire’s experience in the fields of scientific research revolves around projects relating to bacterial DNA repair, chromatin remodeling, transcriptional regulation and myogenesis. The latter project specifically included analyzing the changes to histone modifications that occur during muscle differentiation, and the role of ATP dependent chromatin remodeling motors in myogenesis.
Her expertise extends to a variety of scientific techniques including a wide range of molecular biology, gene arrays, transcriptional assays and cell culture techniques. Her practice also extends to assisting in patent litigation matters.
Claire is a Registered Canadian Patent Agent and also has limited recognition to represent Canadians in patent matters before the USPTO.
Hon. B.Sc., Biology, McMaster University
M.Sc., Microbiology, McMaster University
Ph.D., Molecular Biology, McMaster University
Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) - Biotechnology Patents Committee
Patent Information Users Group (PIUG)