Maha A. Hamdan, PhD
Associate
mahamdan@medlencarroll.com

Education
Golden Gate University School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1996
London University, Ph.D., Biochemistry, 1987
London University, B.S., Biochemistry, 1982

Professional Experience
Associate, Medlen & Carroll, LLP, 1996-PresentLaw Clerk, Medlen & Carroll, LLP, 1995 - 1996
Technical Advisor, 1992-1993
NIH Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Dept. of Molecular and Cell Biology, 1988-1992
Coordinator for Research Development, Kuwait University, Office of the V.R. for Research, 1987-1988
Reviewer, Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences, 1987-1988

Concentration
Biotechnology and Medical Device Patent Prosecution

Admitted
United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1998
State Bar of California, 1996

Representative Publications
"Effect of TGF-alpha growth of normal human breast epithelial cells in serum-free primary culture using three-dimensional collagen gels," Cell Biology International, 17:387-397 (1993)

"Depletion of O6-alkylguanine-DNA alkytransferase activity by O6-benzylguanine in three-dimensional collagen cultures of normal human breast epithelial cells," Carcinogenesis, 13:1743-1749 (1992)

"Differential patterns of protein synthesis in bean cells exposed to elicitor fractions from Colletotrichum lindemuthianum," Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology, 31:105-121 (1987)

Affiliations
San Francisco Intellectual Property Law Association

Languages
Arabic


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