Dylan Blumenthal is a registered patent attorney who focuses on US and international patent prosecution and patent portfolio management in the life sciences. Dylan’s technological areas of expertise include pharmaceutical and plant biotechnology, molecular biology, interfering RNA, gene therapy, and protein therapeutics.
Dylan received his JD from University of Missouri School of Law where he was named winner for Best Brief at the Thurgood Marshall Moot Court Competition and was a recipient of the Roscoe Anderson Award for Excellence in Advocacy. He was also President of OUTLaw (LGBTQIA+ ally organization) and Treasurer of the Black Law Students Association.
Prior to attending law school, Dylan received his MS in Biology with an emphasis in Cell and Molecular Biology from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. During his graduate studies, he also worked at Washington University School of Medicine where he designed plasmid DNA constructs for a lab researching the effects of neurochemistry on behavior. Before this, he worked at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in the Institute for International Crop Improvement’s gene discovery lab, where he studied the effects of transgenes in certain crop varieties and helped develop an RNAi pesticide technology.