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John Kendall, Ph.D.

Senior Patent Agent
Fish and Richardson, P.C.

John Kendall, Ph.D., is a senior patent agent in the Boston office of Fish & Richardson P.C.  Dr. Kendall has extensive experience working with clients in industry and academia on intellectual property matters, including for example, patent portfolio planning, implementation, and management; patent validity analyses, and intellectual property due diligence and clearance investigations.

Dr. Kendall has an extensive technical background in organic chemistry, and he has worked with clients in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries in areas such as small molecule therapeutics; drug formulation and drug delivery technologies; and chemical process technologies. His work includes developing and implementing strategies to procure patent protection in the U.S. and abroad; assisting with patent validity, freedom to operate, and due diligence investigations; and performing patentability studies.

Prior to joining Fish, Dr. Kendall was a science advisor at Goodwin Procter. He also worked as a senior research scientist at Wyeth (1997-2002); a post-doctoral research associate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (1993-1996); and a visiting Lecturer at Bates College (1992).

Dr. Kendall has authored or co-authored a number of articles in peer-reviewed journals, including Journal of the American Chemical Society Journal of Organic Chemistry, Tetrahedron, Journal of Labelled Compounds and Radiopharmaceuticals, Journal of Fluorine Chemistry, and Industrial Biotechnology. He is also named as an inventor on two U.S. patents.