Alan D. Miller, Ph.D. evaluates, prosecutes and protects inventions in biotechnology, biochemistry, life sciences and medical and pharmaceutical arts. With scientific degrees in chemistry, biological sciences and neuro physiology, and background and research experience as a faculty member at the Rockefeller University, Dr. Miller’s breadth and depth of scientific experience serves clients in a wide range of technologies. With 15 years experience in patent prosecution in the U.S. and abroad, Dr. Miller develops patent prosecution strategy to best account for changes in patent law and practice, such as changes in non-obviousness and utility requirements. He advises and obtains patent protection for academic, research and commercial institutions such as Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Industrial Research Limited, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Montefiore Medical Center, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Panasonic, PamGene and PharmaBoost N.V. Inventions for which he has obtained patent protection include compounds for treating disease, methods for medical treatment and diagnosis and medical devices.
For many years, he was a faculty member at The Rockefeller University in New York City where he received funding for research in Neuroscience from NIH, NSF and NASA. Dr. Miller has over 100 scientific publications and was recognized for his scientific contributions by an award from the Japanese Broncho-Esophagological Society. A former teacher of Chemistry, Biology and Earth Sciences at The Antwerp International School in Belgium, he is a member of the New York City and New York State Bar Associations, the New York Intellectual Property Law Association, the American Chemical Society, the American Physiological Society and the Society for Neuroscience.