Overview

Dr. Charles (Chuck) A. Meeker holds advanced degrees and training in biochemistry/molecular biology/oncological sciences, which help him understand the unique challenges of IP prosecution in these and other fields. He regularly counsels clients in the U.S. and overseas on the procurement and protection of intellectual property rights, including patents, trademarks, trade dress, trade secrets, and copyrights. With an ability to speak and understand the Korean language and culture, Dr. Meeker has assisted his Korean clients with navigating the U.S. patent system. Dr. Meeker has worked on patents for pharmaceutical drugs and drug delivery systems, chemical compositions and systems, plant science and cell culture technology, PCR technologies and DNA melting curve analysis, fluorescence and luminescence imaging and monitoring, pathology diagnostic equipment and methods, hydrocarbon purification and treatment systems, liquid filtration materials and systems, and a variety of other products, systems, and methods.

Experience

Experience
  • U.S. and International Prosecution of IP
  • U.S. and International Patent Prosecution
  • U.S. Trademark Prosecution
  • Biotechnology, Biochemical, Chemical, Pharmaceutical, and Life Sciences
  • Medical Devices, Drug Delivery Systems and Therapeutics
  • Material Sciences, Mechanics Devices and Mechanical Engineering

Education

Education
  • J.D., with honors, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, 2013
  • Ph.D., Department of Oncological Sciences, University of Utah School of Medicine, 2011
  • B.S., Biology, Brigham Young University, 2004

Admissions

Admissions
  • Utah State Bar
  • Registered Patent Attorney, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Community Involvement

Community Involvement
  • Editor, IP Theory, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, 2011-2012

Memberships

Memberships
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)

Publications

Publications
  • Geneviève Desjardins, Charles A. Meeker, Niraja Bhachech, Simon L. Currie, Mark Okon, Barbara J. Graves, and Lawrence P. McIntosh, Synergy of aromatic residues and phosphoserines within the intrinsically disordered DNA-binding inhibitory elements of the Ets-1 transcription factor, Proc. Natl.
  • Charles A. Meeker, Mechanistic dissection of phosphorylation-dependent regulation of Ets-1 DNA binding, ProQuest, UMI Dissertation Publishing, 2012.
  • Gregory M. Lee, Miles A. Pufall, Charles A. Meeker, HanSo Kang, Barbara J. Graves, and Lawrence P. McIntosh, The affinity of Ets-1 for DNA is modulated by phosphorylation through transient interactions of an unstructured region, Journal of Molecular Biology, Vol. 382(4), pp. 1014-30, 2008.
  • Navigating the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH)

    Patent Applicants often wish they could accelerate examination of their U.S. applications when corresponding patent claims have already been determined...
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  • Overcoming a Rejection for Lack of Written Description or Enablement by Making a Deposit of Biological Material

     Procedures for Deposition of a Biological Sample to Overcome a 112 Enablement Rejection  According to the Manual of Patent Examining...
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Donna Wilson

Experience

  • 20 years at Workman Nydegger
  • 17 years in legal experience

Education

  • B.S., Office Management, Brigham Young University- Hawaii

Contact Information
Email  dwilson@wnlaw.com
Phone  801-533-9800

Tyler Eller

Experience

  • Patent and Trademark Filings, U.S. and foreign
  • Management of Patent Portfolios

Education

  • B.A., English, University of Utah, 2009

Contact Information
Email  teller@wnlaw.com
Phone  801-533-9800

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Languages

Languages
  • Korean