Hoffmann & Baron LLP Welcomes Curtis Altmann, JD, Ph.D.

The firm is pleased and excited to welcome Curtis R. Altmann, JD, Ph.D., as a Partner at the DC office.

Curtis’ practice is largely focused on worldwide patent prosecution, opinions and portfolio counseling in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, material science areas, agriculture and medical device industries.

In addition to his extensive patent law experience, Curtis has a deep technical background. He received his B.A. in Biochemistry from the University of Pennsylvania in 1986, and his Ph.D. in Molecular and Cell Biology from the University of California, Berkeley in 1994. Prior to attending law school, Curtis performed postdoctoral work at NYU School of Medicine and Rockefeller University. From 2002-2007 he served as an Assistant Professor at Florida State University College of Medicine, with emphasis on genomics and bioinformatics, eye development, vertebrate embryology, molecular biology, biochemistry, nanotechnology and plant genomics.

Welcome to H&B, Curtis!