Jill Mandelblatt is a registered patent agent in the Health Sciences Department and Intellectual Property Transactions and Rights Management Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Pittsburgh office.
Dr. Mandelblatt has more than twenty years of experience as a patent agent in the pharmaceutical industry building global patent portfolios covering a variety of chemical compounds. She is experienced in intellectual property support, including patent procurement and evaluation, client counseling, and support of research and business development teams. Her practice includes drafting and prosecuting patent applications in all stages of drug development (pre-clinical to marketed) for protection of API, intermediates and supply chain; and IP due diligence of third party patents for acquisition, licensing, collaboration, invalidity, freedom to operate and internal development. Her technology practice includes work in pharmaceuticals, organic chemistry and other life science fields including small molecule, peptides, and natural products.
Prior to joining Pepper, Dr. Mandelblatt was a senior patent agent at Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc.