Angélique McCall

Angélique McCall

Angélique McCall is a graduate of Syracuse University College of Law. She has worked as a Patent Examiner Extern at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Angélique also has wide-ranging experience in domestic and international corporate administration. She served as a project manager for scientific microbiological research in cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture. Angélique holds a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from Virginia Tech in addition to a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Marymount University.

Posts by Angélique McCall

Big Pharma, Generics and Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS)

Generic drug manufacturers can pose major financial threats to those companies that invent and develop the copied drugs both domestically and internationally... Before TRIPS, most of the …
By Angélique McCall
13 days ago 0

Drug Product Pipelines: Potential Blockbusters?

Drug manufactures spend billions of dollars in R&D and it takes years to get FDA approvals and patent protection. It is vital that these companies keep …
By Angélique McCall
1 month ago 0

What happens when lifestyle drugs like Viagra and Cialis lose patent protections?

Each year, millions of men rely on pharmaceuticals like Viagra and Cialis for their erectile dysfunction (ED), but they may not be the only ones facing dysfunctionalities. …
By Angélique McCall
2 months ago 11

The FDA process, patents and market exclusivity

A patent is not the only path to exclusivity. In fact, the FDA characterizes patents and "exclusivity" separately. "Exclusivity" refers to exclusive marketing rights granted by the …
By Angélique McCall & Gene Quinn
3 months ago 1

Kevin Spacey joins the ranks of Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein since receiving a U.S. Patent

What do Kevin Spacey, Abraham Lincoln, Jamie Lee Curtis and Michael Jackson all have in common? Besides being famous, they all have patents. Kevin Spacey and his …
By Angélique McCall
8 months ago 3

Life Technologies Corp. v. Promega Corp. makes its way to the Supreme Court

On one hand, LifeTech argues that the Federal Circuit ruling was in conflict with the text and structure of the Patent Act as well as the presumption …
By Angélique McCall
11 months ago 6

Innovation can create economic success in developing countries facing the middle-income trap

A rising tide lifts all boats. While an age-old saying, the concept is relatively simple really. Of course, the path to broad based economic opportunity for all …
By Angélique McCall
11 months ago 0

Freezing Out Cancer? How scientists are using cryo-electron microscopy to make advances in cancer research

Scientists led by Sriram Subramaniam, PhD, of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Center for Cancer Research, are using cryo-electron microscopy (cryoEM) to analyze and image molecules, so …
By Angélique McCall
12 months ago 0

The CRISPR Clash: Who owns this groundbreaking, DNA altering technique?

Right now, behind the walls of the USPTO, there is a fiery interference battle occurring between two scientific teams over who created a groundbreaking, DNA altering technique …
By Angélique McCall
12 months ago 12

IP Offshoring: The Pros, Cons and Potential Cost Savings

There are two main business strategies of offshoring, called the captive form model and independent contractor model. The captive firm model is when a company hires their …
By Angélique McCall
1 year ago 6