Charles G. Carter is a partner and intellectual property lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. Dr. Carter’s practice focuses in the areas of client counseling and the strategic development of intellectual property portfolios relating to U.S. and foreign patents in chemical, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and material science technologies. He also advises clients on business risks and licensing strategies related to intellectual property. Dr. Carter is a member of the firm’s Chemical, Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Practice, as well as the firm’s Food & Beverage Industry, Life Sciences Industry and Energy Industry Teams.
In addition to his legal experience, Dr. Carter has over ten years of experience as a research scientist and manager in industrial and academic settings. His research included work related to biologically active natural products, molecular diagnostics, polymer composites, alternative energy technologies, agricultural chemicals, organic photochemistry, water treatment chemicals, and other specialty chemicals. In conjunction with his research, he has been awarded 48 U.S. patents.
Awards and Recognition
In 2015, Dr. Carter was named an IP Star by Managing Intellectual Property magazine.