Sagun KC, PhD, focuses his practice on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, particularly in the area of pharmaceuticals, medical diagnostics and biotechnology. His scientific expertise includes protein/peptide therapeutics, antibody and RNA biologics, biotechnology, genomics, bioinformatics and personalized medicine. He has represented clients before the USPTO and in appellate proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB).

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  • Successfully argued many cases before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), representing a variety of clients in the biopharmaceutical space
  • Responsible for prosecuting patent applications relating to two phase III antibody drug candidates for a biopharmaceutical company
  • Drafted and prosecuted more than 60 applications directed to protein, RNAi and antibody biologicals, including carbohydrate biochemistry

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  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Student Bar Association
  • ABA-Section on Intellectual Property


Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, JD, 2016
Cornell University, PhD, Molecular Pharmacology & Chemistry, 2006
Bates College, BS, Biological Chemistry, cum laude, 2000


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US Patent and Trademark Office

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Sagun KC, PhD

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