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Robert Hilton
Robert Hilton
Dr. Robert J. Hilton focuses primarily on patent prosecution in the chemistry and life sciences fields. Robert assists a wide range of clients, including small and large companies locally and internationally. He currently represents clients with technology in the fields of stem cells, CAR T cells, prostate cancer therapeutics and other oncology pharmaceuticals, vaccines, medical devices, dietary supplements, diagnostic devices and assays, cosmetics, and therapeutic antibodies.

Robert earned his Ph.D. in biochemistry from BYU. His research involved the studies of metals in biological systems, including metal dysregulation in diseases such as chronic kidney disease.
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Embrace™ Neonatal MRI Device Gains FDA Clearance

On July 20, 2017, the Food and Drug Administration announced the clearance of “the first magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) device specifically for neonatal brain and head imaging in neonatal intensive care units (NICU)” to

Novartis’ Gilenya Patent Invalidated as Obvious

On April 12, 2017, the Federal Circuit affirmed the determination by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Patent Trial and Appeal Board (Board) that the claims of  U.S. Patent No. 8,324,283 (“the ’283 patent”) were invalid

Myriad Genetics Announces an Assay that Identifies Patients for Olaparib Treatment

Myriad Genetics Announces an Assay that Identifies Patients for Olaparib Treatment

Salt Lake City-based Myriad Genetics, Inc. announced that its BRACAnalysis CDx® test accurately identifies patients with ovarian cancer for a second-line treatment with olaparib. The announcement came as a result of a clinical study

GSK and Verily Partnering to Form New Bioelectronic Medicine Firm

GSK and Verily Partnering to Form New Bioelectronic Medicine Firm

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) announced that it is partnering with Verily Life Sciences LLC to form Galvani Bioelectronics. According to the press release, GSK and Verily will contribute IP rights and an investment of $712.7 million over seven

RoundTable to Acquire Symmetry Surgical for $143 Million

Lake Forest, Illinois-based RoundTable Healthcare Partners recently announced an agreement to acquire Symmetry Surgical, Inc.  RoundTable states that the acquisition will provide a new platform in surgical instrumentation and specialty

FDA Approves the First Insulin Pump and Glucose Monitoring System for Children

West Chester, Pennsylvania-based Animas Corporation recently announced FDA approval for the use of the Animas® Vibe® Insulin Pump and Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) System for children and adolescents, ages two to seventeen.