Daryl Basham, J.D., Ph.D.
In Maryland, practice limited to matters before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Chemistry, Pharmaceutical and Biotech Patents
Life Science and Technology Law
Areas of Special Expertise
Specializes in client development, preparation and prosecution of biotechnology, nanotechnology, bio-informatics, immunology, chemical, mechanical devices, business methods, design, and pharmaceutical patent applications, including preparation and prosecution of U.S. and international applications, patent portfolio analysis, opinions, legal research, document review, litigation support (scientific review/analysis), patent related-FDA due diligence review for generic drugs, patentability and searches for patent validity projects, and trademarks.
American Intellectual Property Law Association
DC Bar Association
San Diego Intellectual Property Law Association (SDIPLA)
American Bar Association (ABA) (Science and Technology Section)
Intellectual Property Owners Association
Earl B. Gilliam Bar Association, Treasurer
Invited Attendee (as Examiner of Allowed Patent), Inventor of the Year Award sponsored by IPO, 2001 (Washington, DC).
Provider of digitized audio-recordings of the ABA Science and Technology Committee Sessions during the 2001 and 2002 ABA Annual Meetings (Chicago, IL and Washington, DC).
Moderator, Protection of Intellectual Property Rights, Center for International Legal Studies, Biotechnology Session, March 2002 (Kitzbühel, AUSTRIA).
Representative, ABA Science and Technology Section, Section Officers Conference/CLE Task Force Appointments Meeting, June 2002 (Chicago, IL).
Interviewee, The Delta SEE Connection (Radio Program), sponsored by AAAS, September 2003 (Washington, DC).
Presenter, Attorney Presentation Series, Playing Nice in the PTO Sandbox, Gray Cary Ware & Friedenrich, LLP, April 2004 (Washington, DC).
Table Leader, Career Issues Facing Biologists: Discussion and Networking, Panel C. Patent Law/Intellectual Property, The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB), Women in Cell Biology Committee, Annual Meeting, December 2004 (Washington, DC).
Legal Representative, Pro Bono, Supplemental Security Income case, obtained Fully Favorable decision on appeal for a pro bono client, August 2005 (Washington, DC).
Interviewer/Recruiting, Fall 2005 On-Campus Interviews, Mid-Atlantic National Black Law Students Association, Georgetown University, September 2005 (Washington, DC).
Head Coach, 4S Ranch Soccer League, Fall 2006 (San Diego, CA).
Connect, Panel Member, April 2007 (San Diego, CA).
Legal Representative, Pro Bono, Hurricane Katrina Victim, obtained Favorable decision on appeal for pro bono client, April 2008, (Jefferson County, MS).
Instructor, "Patents 101," Practicum for Summer Associates, DLA Piper US LLP, June-July 2008 (San Diego, CA).
Prior Professional Experience
DLA Piper/Gray, Cary, Ware & Friedenrich, 2003-2008
Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, LLP, 2000-2003
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, 1998-2000
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 1996-1998
New York University School of Medicine, Research Assistant Professor, 1991-1996
New York University School of Medicine, Assistant Research Scientist, 1989-1991
J.D. - George Washington University School of Law, 2004
Ph.D. - Howard University, Biochemistry/Molecular Biology, 1989
B.S. - Howard University, Microbiology (Minor in Chemistry), 1982
Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia (2004)
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (1999)
U.S. Patent No. 5,962,664
"Psychosis Protecting Nucleic Acids, Peptides, Compositions and Method of Use," A.J. Friedhoff, J.C. Miller and D.A. Basham.