Raymond  Russell, Partner
216.621.2234, Ext. 162
rrussell@tarolli.com

Practice Areas
Chemistry/Biotechnology

Dr. Russell's practice focuses on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications in the biological and chemical arts in the United States and abroad. Representative areas include small molecule pharmaceuticals, biopharmaceuticals, diagnostic assays, immunology, polymer science, coating technology, medical devices, biomaterials, biotechnology, and biofuel production. His client counseling responsibilities regularly require him to provide assessments regarding patentability, freedom-to-operate and other intellectual property issues, as well as Hatch Waxman regulations.

Prior to entering the practice of law, Dr. Russell worked at the Chemical Abstracts Service as a Scientific Information Analyst in the Biochemistry Department. While a graduate student, he worked for Dr. Hung-wen Liu, a specialist in carbohydrate research and enzymology.  His thesis work involved the study of macrophage membrane components and enzyme mechanism studies using chiral methyl sugar substrates.

Education:
    B.A., Chemistry, Earlham College, 1984
    Ph.D., Bio Organic Chemistry, University of Minnesota, 1991
    J.D., Law, The Ohio State University, 2001

Admissions:
    State of Minnesota, 2001
    State of Ohio, 2007
    Registered before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2002

Professional Affiliations:
    Cleveland Intellectual Property Law Association