Allen C. Black, Jr. has practiced patent law at some of the largest law firms in the United States, handling patent prosecution matters for universities and companies ranging in size from small startups to Fortune 500 firms.
Before practicing law, C. Allen Black, Jr. was an Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine where he developed vaccines for infectious diseases and cancer. He has published original research in the Journal of Immunology and Infection & Immunity, among other journals. He is a contributor to the recently released book, Gene Profiles in Drug Design, and holds a patent for an RNA-based drug technology.
Dr. Black received his B.A. from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, and PhD from the University of Newcastle (Australia).
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