Anna Gall is an associate at COJK, focusing her practice on the preparation and prosecution of patents in the chemical sciences and biotechnology. Anna’s areas of technical expertise are broad and interdisciplinary, including organic chemistry, polymers, materials science, small molecule pharmaceuticals, biomaterials, biosensors, catalysis, and analytical chemistry. Representative client technologies include microfluidics, biosensors, medical devices/coatings, fluorescent dyes, nanotechnology; and materials science/engineering.

Prior to attending law school, Anna was a biotechnology researcher. Her work related to biosensors, polymeric drug delivery systems, and discovery of small molecule therapeutics for age-related eye diseases, cancer, and blood-clotting disorders.  She is a named co-inventor on 23 U.S. patents and multiple pending U.S. and foreign applications in the biotech field related to polymeric materials, nucleic acids, and small molecule therapeutics.

Anna earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from Seattle University School of Law in 2017, where she was ranked in the top ten percent of her class. Anna holds a Diploma (Master of Science) in organic chemistry and biochemistry from Novosibirsk State University in Russia and an M.B.A. in technology management from the University of Washington.  Anna is fluent in Russian and is able to perform technical English/Russian translations.

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  • Professional Experience

    • Christensen O'Connor Johnson KindnessPLLC
      Seattle, WA, 2016 - present
    • Omeros Corporation
      Patent Agent, Seattle, WA, 2014 - 2016
  • Technical Experience

    • Patent and Research Specialist
      PhaseRx, Inc., 2008 - 2012
    • Scientist
      Sonus Pharmaceuticals, 2007 - 2008
    • Senior Scientist
      Acucela, 2005 - 2007
    • Senior Associate Scientist
      Ceptyr, 2001 - 2004
    • Research Scientist
      Prolinx, Inc, 1998 - 2001
    • Associate Scientist
      Molecumetics, Ltd., 1996 - 1998
    • Associate Scientist
      Oridigm, 1994 - 1996
    • Research Assistant
      University of Washington, 1993 - 1994
  • Professional Affiliations

    • Washington State Patent Law Association

     

Education

    • J.D., magna cum laude, Seattle University School of Law, 2017
    • M.B.A., Technology Management, University of Washington, 2014
    • Diploma (Master of Science), Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Novosibirsk State University, 1990

Bar & Court Admissions

    • United States Patent and Trademark Office
    • Washington State Bar
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