Domingos Silva

Domingos Silva

Associate

Contact Info

Phone: (215) 972-1089
Fax: (215) 972-1936

Primary Office

Philadelphia
Centre Square West
1500 Market Street, 38th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102-2186

Domingos Silva

Associate

Domingos Silva is a patent associate in the Intellectual Property & Technology Practice who brings to clients extensive experience in the chemical, materials science, pharmaceutical, diagnostics, biotechnology, and biochemistry areas.

Domingos has a long professional history in the science field. After obtaining a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from Princeton and pursuing his post-doctorate fellowship work at MIT, Domingos embarked on a career as a research scientist for Incara Research Labs, and later as medicinal chemistry manager in the oncology and antibacterial programs for GlaxoSmithKline. As a medicinal chemist, Domingos co-authored 16 peer-reviewed publications, and was named as in inventor in 17 patent applications. At GlaxoSmithKline, he was a member of the development team for a novel kinase inhibitor, which was eventually approved by the FDA as an oral antitumor agent.

Domingos became a registered patent agent in 2009. Prior to joining Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr, Domingos worked for a boutique intellectual property firm and a large Philadelphia law firm. Domingos drafts and prosecutes patent applications in the areas of pharmaceutical sciences (including drug formulation and delivery, novel chemical entities, and repurposing of known drugs), chemistry (including inorganic, organic and bioorganic), diagnostics, biotechnology and materials sciences. He also performs prior art searches, and drafts legal opinions (including patentability, due diligence and freedom-to-operate).

A native of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Domingos is fluent in Portuguese and has a good understanding of Spanish.

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Credentials and Accolades

Memberships and Affiliations

American Chemical Society

American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)

Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM)

Pennsylvania Bio

Education

J.D., Temple University Beasley School of Law, 2013, summa cum laude

  • Member, Order of the Coif
  • Albert L. Bricklin Memorial Award for Outstanding Scholarship
  • Robert C. Podwill Memorial Prize in Intellectual Property
  • Nat N. Wolfsohn Memorial Award in Real Property
  • Jack M. Golden & Frieda Golden Prize in Health Care and Health

Postdoctoral Fellow, Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Cancer Foundation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1996

Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, Princeton University, 1994

B.S., Industrial Chemistry, Pontifícia Universidade Católica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1989

B.S., Chemistry, Pontifícia Universidade Católica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1988

Bar Admissions

New Jersey
Pennsylvania
U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

Firm Management Positions

Associates Committee, Member

Career Development Committee, Member

Diversity & Inclusion Committee, Member

Domingos Silva is a patent associate in the Intellectual Property & Technology Practice who brings to clients extensive experience in the chemical, materials science, pharmaceutical, diagnostics, biotechnology, and biochemistry areas.

Domingos has a long professional history in the science field. After obtaining a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from Princeton and pursuing his post-doctorate fellowship work at MIT, Domingos embarked on a career as a research scientist for Incara Research Labs, and later as medicinal chemistry manager in the oncology and antibacterial programs for GlaxoSmithKline. As a medicinal chemist, Domingos co-authored 16 peer-reviewed publications, and was named as in inventor in 17 patent applications. At GlaxoSmithKline, he was a member of the development team for a novel kinase inhibitor, which was eventually approved by the FDA as an oral antitumor agent.

Domingos became a registered patent agent in 2009. Prior to joining Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr, Domingos worked for a boutique intellectual property firm and a large Philadelphia law firm. Domingos drafts and prosecutes patent applications in the areas of pharmaceutical sciences (including drug formulation and delivery, novel chemical entities, and repurposing of known drugs), chemistry (including inorganic, organic and bioorganic), diagnostics, biotechnology and materials sciences. He also performs prior art searches, and drafts legal opinions (including patentability, due diligence and freedom-to-operate).

A native of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Domingos is fluent in Portuguese and has a good understanding of Spanish.