Romit’s practice focuses on drafting and prosecuting US and international biotechnology and pharmaceutical patents and performing freedom-to-operate and patentability searches. Patents on which he has worked include innovations in molecular biology, immunology, microbiology, cancer biology, nucleic acid biology, cell biology, virology, biochemistry, and stem cell biology.
Prior to joining Mintz, Romit gained experience as an associate and a registered patent agent responsible for prosecuting biotechnology and pharmaceutical patent applications, assisting with patent opinions, and working on inter partes reviews. He also has experience working with litigation teams in a variety of roles.
Before earning his law degree, Romit was a research associate at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, where he studied the role of cellular proteins in chromatin structure and how mutations contribute to human diseases like leukemia. While serving as a postdoctoral research fellow at Harvard Medical School, he studied the role of small interfering RNA molecules (RNAi) in chromatin structure.
- Catholic University of America (JD)
- Albert Einstein College of Medicine (PhD, Molecular Biology)
- Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics (MPhil, Biophysics)
- University of Calcutta (BS)