Sheridan Ross P.C. announced today that Rita P. Sanzgiri, Ph.D. has been named a firm Shareholder.
Dr. Sanzgiri, who joined the firm in 2008, is a registered patent attorney with experience in the general areas of life sciences, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology. Her practice includes all aspects of domestic and foreign patent preparation and prosecution, reexamination proceedings, patentability and freedom to operate opinions, due diligence reviews and patent litigation support.
Dr. Sanzgiri has expertise in the fields of genetics, biochemistry, immunology, neuroscience, cancer biology, and drug development. Her clients range from early stage biotech start-ups to established publicly funded companies, as well as non-profit research institutes and universities.
Prior to the start of her legal career in 2006, Dr. Sanzgiri worked as a research associate in the biochemistry division of Bhabha Atomic Research Center (BARC), in Mumbai, India. She earned her Ph.D. in genetics from Iowa State University, where she studied cellular signaling in the mammalian nervous system and conducted post-doctoral research in neuroscience at Brandeis University.
About Sheridan Ross P.C.
Founded in 1954, Sheridan Ross is the oldest and largest intellectual property law firm in the Rocky Mountain region and has grown to include 44 attorneys and three patent agents. With advanced degrees and work experience in technical fields including computer software, biochemistry, pharmaceuticals, mathematics, chemistry, biochemistry, genetics and aeronautics – the firm’s professionals are also engineers, researchers, rocket scientists and more who work with clients from virtually every industry and technology to deliver relevant, cost-effective solutions to a broad range of IP legal needs.