Cullen N. Pendleton, Ph.D. focuses his practice on representing clients in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and consumer products industries.  On their behalf, he handles patent litigation and other proceedings, and extracts additional value for their products through licensing arrangements.  Dr. Pendleton’s clients praise his ability to understand their technological innovations rapidly and expose flaws in their opponents’ positions, qualities that stem from his deep experience in corporate and academic research laboratories in both the physical and life sciences.  His proven technical acumen, insightful legal analysis, and oral and written advocacy skills have regularly helped produce positive outcomes for clients during all phases of litigation.

Education

  • The University of Chicago Law School, J.D., with honors
  • University of Texas at Austin, Ph.D., Microbiology
  • University of Houston, B.S., Biology, magna cum laude

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas

Cullen N. Pendleton, Ph.D.

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Cullen N. Pendleton, Ph.D. focuses his practice on representing clients in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and consumer products industries.  On their behalf, he handles patent litigation and other proceedings, and extracts additional value for their products through licensing arrangements.  Dr. Pendleton’s clients praise his ability to understand their technological innovations rapidly and expose flaws in their opponents’ positions, qualities that stem from his deep experience in corporate and academic research laboratories in both the physical and life sciences.  His proven technical acumen, insightful legal analysis, and oral and written advocacy skills have regularly helped produce positive outcomes for clients during all phases of litigation.

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Cullen N. Pendleton, Ph.D.

Cullen N. Pendleton, Ph.D.

Cullen N. Pendleton, Ph.D.

Education

  • The University of Chicago Law School, J.D., with honors
  • University of Texas at Austin, Ph.D., Microbiology
  • University of Houston, B.S., Biology, magna cum laude

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
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