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• BAUSCH & LOMB INCORPORATED and Rochester, New York VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS INTERNATIONAL, INC. Supervisory Patent Counsel (3/2016 – present) Senior Patent Counsel (5/2006 – 3/2016) Patent Counsel (12/2004 – 5/2006) Conducting patent due diligence as member of core team for in-licensing and business acquisition. Rendering opinions and developing strategy for freedom to operate and for product clearance. Developing and implementing global patent strategy for creating and expanding protection of in-licensed or in-house developed inventions. Counseling global business and R&D clients (U.S., Canada, Asia, Europe, and Latin America) at all levels in patent-related matters, including technology licenses and collaborations. Developing strategy for discouraging generic entry and for asserting and defending infringement actions in connection with ANDA (Abbreviated New Drug Application) filing. Preparing and prosecuting U.S. patent applications involving biologics (proteins, nucleotides, gene therapy), chemistry (small pharmaceutical molecules and synthetic polymers, formulations), and biochemistry relating to therapeutic and diagnostic pharmaceuticals directed to gastrointestinal, dermatological, and eye diseases, contact lenses, and intraocular lenses; and mechanical art relating to instruments for eye surgery. Negotiating and drafting License, Cooperative Research and Development, Technical Service, Clinical Service, Supply, Material Transfer, and Confidentiality Agreements. Directing foreign associates in the prosecution of international patent applications. Managing the entire Bausch + Lomb and Valeant’s global portfolio of patents and applications in the fields of ophthalmology, dermatology, neurology, and dental care. Experienced in pharmaceutical patent and regulatory processes as relating to innovative and generic pharmaceuticals and biologics in many jurisdictions. Spearheaded the successful integration of the patent portfolios of acquired businesses. Expanding the scope of these portfolios. Leading Patent Committee in selecting new invention submissions for further protection. Counseling members of cross-functional Development Committee in advancing products to commercialization.

● GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY GLOBAL RESEARCH CENTER Niskayuna, New York Patent Counsel (5/2003 – 12/2004) Patent Attorney (8/2000 – 5/2003) Prepared and prosecuted U.S. patent applications in chemistry, chemical engineering, and material science relating to optical, electronic, and polymeric materials; high-performance ceramic composites and alloys; photoluminescence; electroluminescence; materials and mechanical components for medical systems; biochemicals for medical diagnostics and therapeutics; and environmental protection. Managed portfolios relating to two Advanced Technology Programs and two GE business units. Rendered opinions on non-infringement, infringement, and product clearance. Counseled clients regarding competitive patent landscape, patent portfolio strategy, design-around, and competitive patent strengths, weaknesses, and risks. Prepared License, Cooperative Research and Development, Non-Disclosure, and Non-Analysis Agreements. Conducted patent due diligence for business acquisition. Trained new Patent Agents. Directed and reviewed work products of outside counsels. Received three Management Awards. Worked closely with business clients and IP attorneys at GE business units; recognized as a valuable asset by clients at business units.

● CALGON CORPORATION (Subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc.) (8/1979 - 4/1985) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania CALGON CARBON CORPORATION (4/1985 – 8/2000) Manager of Intellectual Property (3/2000 – 8/2000) Patent Attorney/Research Fellow (11/1998 –3/2000) Research Fellow (1996 – 11/1998) Senior Research Associate (1986 – 1996) Research Associate (1981 – 1986) Senior Chemical Engineer (1979 – 1981) Prepared and prosecuted U.S. patent applications of complex separation systems, chemical processes, materials, and consumer products. Counseled inventors regarding design around and optimum experimental programs for gathering data to support patent applications. Collaborated with European patent attorneys in defending European patents. Provided Senior Management with non-infringement and product clearance opinions concerning proposed business actions and infringement opinions concerning competitors' actions. Identified opportunities for strategic patent protection. Assessed strengths and weaknesses of patents of a prospective business partner. Reviewed and tailored Joint Marketing, Cooperative Research, and Non-Disclosure Agreements. Served as Chairman of Patent Review Committee to ensure highest possible financial return on patent portfolio. Developed new products and processes for industrial gas separation, natural gas cleaning, gasoline vapor recovery, catalysts for production of organic chemicals from renewable resources and catalysts for synthesis of new refrigerants. Led research effort in identifying and implementing ways to reduce manufacturing costs. Received Award for Excellence in Research and Development (one of only three in the history of Calgon Carbon Corporation) and Quality Award. Served as an expert trouble-shooter in a new business launch team. Managed teams of professionals and technicians.


● DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania J.D., May 1998, concentration in Intellectual Property Law Registered to practice before the US PTO since 1997 Admitted to practice before the courts of the State of Pennsylvania and the District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

● CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania M.B.A., May 1994, concentration in Technology, Innovation, and Operations Management Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, May 1983 M.S. in Chemical Engineering, May 1978

● UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Pre-medicine biology course work, 1983-1985

● SAN JOSE STATE UNIVERSITY San Jose, California B.S. with Great Distinction in Chemical Engineering, May 1975 Dean's and President's Scholar Received Outstanding Senior Award from the Northern California Section of the AIChE, April 1975