Overview

Oyvind Dahle is an associate and intellectual property lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. He is a member of the firm’s Chemical, Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Practice.

Dr. Dahle was a summer associate with Foley. Prior to joining the firm, Dr. Dahle externed at the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Office of Patent Legal Administration, where he gained experience in patent examination procedures and assessments. Before pursuing his legal career, Dr. Dahle worked at Leidos Inc. as a scientist, at National Cancer Institute in its Laboratory of Protein Dynamics and Signaling as a research fellow, and at National Cancer Institute in its Experimental Immunology Branch as a postdoctoral fellow.

Education

Dr. Dahle received his law degree from the American University Washington College of Law (J.D., 2017). He completed his doctorate degree in biochemistry (Ph.D., 2014), master’s degree in biochemistry (M.S., 2000), and bachelor’s degree in chemistry (B.S., 1998) at the University of Oslo, Norway.

Admissions

Dr. Dahle is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and is registered to practice patent prosecution before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • Author, “The Absurdity of Patent Ineligible Categories: The Discrepancy Between the Ariosa and Cellzdirect Decisions Highlights the Problems Created by Formalistic Adjudication of Patent Eligibility,” Wake Forest Journal of Business and Intellectual Property Law, Vol. 17 No. 1 (2016)
  • Co-author, “Inhibiting Smad2/3 Signaling in Pluripotent Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells Enhances Endoderm Formation by Increasing Transcriptional Priming of Lineage-Specifying Target Genes,” Developmental Dynamics, Vol. 245 Issue 7 (2016)
  • Co-author, “Polycomb Determines Responses to Smad2/3 Signaling in Embryonic Stem Cell Differentiation and in Reprogramming,” Stem Cells, Vol. 31 Issue 8 (2013)
  • Presenter, “Epigenetics in Development Polycomb Determines Smad2/3 Responses During Cell Fate Transitions in Stem Cell Differentiation and Reprogramming,” National Institutes of Health, Maryland (2013)
  • Co-author, “Nodal Signaling Recruits Histone Demethylase Jmjd3 to Counteract Polycomb Repression at Target Genes,” Science Signaling, Vol. 3 Issue 127 (2010)
  • Co-author, “FLASH Acts as a Co-activator of the Transcription Factor c-Myb and Localizes to Active RNA Polymerase II Foci,” Oncogene, Vol. 27 (2008)
  • Co-author, “The Chromatin Remodeling Factor Mi-2 Acts as a Novel Co-activator for Human c-Myb,” The Journal of Biological Chemistry, Vol. 282 (2007)
  • Co-author, “Coreceptor Signal Strength Regulates Positive Selection but Does Not Determine CD4/CD8 Lineage Choice in a Physiologic in Vivo Model,” The Journal of Immunology, Vol. 177 Issue 10 (2006)
  • Co-author, “PML Mediates IFN-alpha-induced Apoptosis in Myeloma by Regulating TRAIL Induction,” Blood, Vol. 105 (2005)
  • Co-author, “c-Myb Associates with PML in Nuclear Bodies in Hematopoietic Cells,” Experimental Cell Research, Vol. 297 Issue 1 (2004)
  • Co-author, “Transactivation Properties of c-Myb Are Critically Dependent on Two SUMO-1 Acceptor Sites That Are Conjugated in a PIASy Enhanced Manner,” European Journal of Biochemistry, Vol. 270 (2003)
  • Co-author, “JAB1/CSN5 Interacts with the GAL4 DNA Binding Domain: A Note of Caution About Two-Hybrid Interactions,” Biochimie, Vol. 83 Issue 10 (2001)

Languages

Dr. Dahle is fluent in Norwegian.

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