Jonathan M. Benns, Ph.D. Registered Patent Attorneyjbenns@mabr.com435.252.1366
Jonathan is a registered patent attorney focusing primarily on patent prosecution in a variety of diverse technical fields including pharmaceutics and pharmaceutical chemistry, organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, peptide chemistry, material science, semiconductors, catalysts, biotechnology, nanotechnology, drug delivery, nucleic acid chemistry, gene therapy, gene silencing, virology, medical devices, biological application software, rapid prototyping systems, lasers, and ink-jet technologies. His practice includes all realms of patent prosecution, as well as patent validity, infringement, and freedom-to-operate opinion support.
He received his undergraduate training in Chemical Engineering and his Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry. His graduate research, conducted at the University of Utah Center for Controlled Chemical Delivery, involved designing, synthesizing, and characterizing polymeric gene carriers for cancer gene therapy. As a postdoctoral fellow, he worked with various cardiologists to develop polymeric gene therapies for ischemic heart and hind-limb conditions. He has presented his research at several conferences and published papers in a variety of peer-reviewed journals.
Jonathan spends his free time enjoying the many different activities you can do in the Utah mountains, and can often be found skiing, mountain biking, motorcycling, or hiking depending on the season. He is also devoted to his family and has enjoyed passing his love of the mountains on to his wife, son, and daughter.