Robert W. Hahl, Ph.D.
Robert Hahl obtained a Ph.D. in 1989 from Harvard University in Organic Chemistry. Prior to obtaining an advanced degree he worked as a research chemist at Merck and Co. Robert obtained his J.D. at the George Washington University Law School in 1993. Robert is admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, the Courts of the Commonwealth of Virginia, the District of Columbia, and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC). Robert Hahl is a registered patent attorney and has extensive experience in chemical, pharmaceutical and biotechnology patents with extensive experience representing life science companies in:
- Patent prosecution, design of patent portfolios, and auditing of patent portfolios
- Intellectual property litigation, including patent interferences, CAFC appeals, and district court actions under 35 U.S.C. 146
- Fundraising through venture capital and debt
- Valuation and due diligence for venture capital investors