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Jacqueline Gamboa-Wilson, Ph.D.

Patent Agent


University of Missouri, Ph.D.
  • Chemistry
University of Texas, B.S.
  • Chemistry

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Jacqueline assists the attorney team and intellectual property clients in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications with a focus on chemical, life, and materials sciences.

Jacqueline works on a wide array of technologies including:

  • Therapeutics, such as pharmaceuticals, small-molecule drugs, protein therapeutics, probiotics, nanotherapeutics, and gene therapies.
  • Materials science, such as plastics/elastomers, adhesives, wire and cable coating materials, nanomaterials, and biofuel.
  • Genetically engineered plants and crop improvement.
  • Stem cells and cell culture.

Jacqueline's core technical experience is in the fields of chemistry and biochemistry. She has more than 12 years of experience as a research scientist and has authored scientific research papers. As an undergraduate, she worked on developing compounds for use in solar cells and in cancer therapeutics. As a graduate student and postdoctoral fellow, she studied DNA damage in aging and diabetes.


Prior Experience

  • Quarles & Brady, LLP, Patent Agent, 2019-2020


Professional & Community Involvement

Letters to a Pre-Scientist, Scientist Volunteer

Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago

Academic Appointments

Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Postdoctoral Fellow

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