Dr. Gaddiel Rodriguez is a patent agent with Foley & Lardner LLP, based in the firm’s Boston office, where he is a member of the firm’s Chemical, Biotech & Pharmaceutical Practice.
Gaddiel has experience in patent application drafting and prosecution, freedom-to-operate analyses, due-diligence research, and market research. He specializes in biomolecular sciences with extensive experience in pharmacological, biological, and biophysical methods.
Prior to joining Foley, Gaddiel was a patent agent for an international law firm, where his practice focused on worldwide life sciences patent portfolio development, patent drafting and prosecution, IP due diligence, FTO/patentability analysis, and support for litigation/PTAB proceedings.
Gaddiel earned his Ph.D. in molecular biophysics at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, where he studied mechanisms of protein-nucleic acid interactions in DNA repair. Gaddiel earned his undergraduate degree in Biochemistry from Hunter College, where he studied the effects of single nucleotide polymorphisms in beta thalassemia and sickle cell disease.
Gaddiel is pursuing his Juris Doctor degree at The UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law, with an anticipated graduation date of 2025.