Matthew Dowd argued an appeal at the Federal Circuit on behalf on inventors who have created novel biological constructs called Celloidosomes. The invention has been profiled on CNN by Dr. Sanjay Gupta here.
Mr. Dowd drafted and filed an amicus brief in an important Supreme Court patent case, Helsinn Healthcare SA v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc. The cert petition presents the question of "whether, under the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act, an inventor’s sale of an invention to a third party that is obligated to keep the invention confidential qualifies as prior art for purposes of determining the patentability of the invention." Mr. Dowd filed the amicus brief on behalf of The