Alicia M. Fraind

Alicia M. Fraind

Patent Agent

Contact Info

Phone: (215) 972-8594

Primary Office

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

Alicia M. Fraind

Patent Agent

Alicia Fraind is a registered patent agent who focuses on the patent protection of chemical inventions for both university and industry clients. Alicia earned her Ph.D. in physical organic chemistry from Johns Hopkins University, where her research entailed the synthesis of novel organic semiconductors and characterization of their charge transport properties. After receiving her doctorate, Alicia completed a postdoctoral position at the University of Virginia where she studied the interaction between synaptotagmin and SNARE proteins to elucidate the role that these proteins play in the docking of vesicles to the presynaptic membrane of neurons.

Before becoming a patent agent, Alicia worked as a professional patent searcher, including a position at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office where she performed chemical structure and text searches for patent examiners. During her time as a patent searcher, Alicia gained extensive experience performing text and chemical structure searches using CAS STN.

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Credentials and Accolades

Education

Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 2012

B.S., Towson University, 2007

Bar Admissions

U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

Alicia Fraind is a registered patent agent who focuses on the patent protection of chemical inventions for both university and industry clients. Alicia earned her Ph.D. in physical organic chemistry from Johns Hopkins University, where her research entailed the synthesis of novel organic semiconductors and characterization of their charge transport properties. After receiving her doctorate, Alicia completed a postdoctoral position at the University of Virginia where she studied the interaction between synaptotagmin and SNARE proteins to elucidate the role that these proteins play in the docking of vesicles to the presynaptic membrane of neurons.

Before becoming a patent agent, Alicia worked as a professional patent searcher, including a position at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office where she performed chemical structure and text searches for patent examiners. During her time as a patent searcher, Alicia gained extensive experience performing text and chemical structure searches using CAS STN.