Pierre Queiroz de Oliveira is an associate in the Health Sciences Department and Intellectual Property Department of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Pittsburgh office. Dr. Queiroz de Oliveira is a registered patent attorney and concentrates his practice in intellectual property including intellectual property transactions and counseling. A substantial portion of his work is directed to patent portfolio strategy development and deployment, patent and trademark preparation and prosecution, due diligence and licensing matters in the pharmaceutical, biologic, dietary supplement, chemical, medical device and other health and life sciences fields.
Dr. Queiroz de Oliveira has extensive basic science experience and holds a Ph.D. in molecular pharmacology from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. His research focused on the development of novel therapeutic agents for the treatment of cancer. Dr. Queiroz de Oliveira has been published in a number of peer-reviewed journals and his research has been presented at numerous national meetings. His scientific and technological experience include pharmacology, pharmaceuticals and drug development, molecular biology, biochemistry and organic chemistry.
Prior to joining Pepper, Dr. Queiroz de Oliveira was an executive associate at the Pittsburgh Life Science Greenhouse, a life science company formation and capital investment firm. Dr. Queiroz de Oliveira focused on the therapeutics, diagnostics and medical device segments, assisting early-stage companies with business development, fundraising, and business, commercial and regulatory strategy.
Dr. Queiroz de Oliveira also has an active pro bono practice. Dr. Queiroz de Oliveira’s pro bono practice includes providing legal counseling to a nonprofit documentary film maker in conjunction with Pittsburgh Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts.