Eric A. Grote focuses his practice on patent litigation in the pharmaceutical and life sciences sector. He is a registered patent attorney with experience in Hatch-Waxman litigation, post-grant review proceedings, and patent prosecution. Before becoming a lawyer, Eric was a tenure-track Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the Johns Hopkins University. He earned his Ph.D. in cell biology from UCSF and had postdoctoral training in molecular genetics at Yale University.
Eric is the lead or senior author in multiple research publications in biomedical field, and his scientific research was supported by the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and the American Cancer Society.
University of Maryland School of Law, 2015, J.D., Cum Laude
University of California, San Francisco, 1994, Ph.D., Cell Biology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1987, B.S., Life Sciences
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Awards and Affiliations
Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association
Recipient, Samuel and Anne Hopkins Scholarship (2011–2015)
American Cancer Society Research Scholar, (2005–2009)
Recipient, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Faculty Innovation Award (2003–2004)
National Research Service Award Postdoctoral Fellowship (NIH) (1995–1998)
National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship (1988–1991)