Dr. Sharon E. Crane

Country/Region of practice
United States
About me
Sharon E. Crane, Ph.D. is Deputy Secretary General of FICPI International, and co-chair of FICPI's DEIA and webinar committees. She is the past Chair of FICPI’s working group on Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals (CET5).  She is Counsel at Haynes and Boone, LLP in Washington DC, and is active in patent post-grant procedures, patent interferences, prosecution, opinions and litigation.
Academic Qualifications

Ph.D. in Molecular Biology and Genetics from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

JD from George Washington School of Law.

Hobbies & Special Interests
Here's a list of Dr. Sharon E. Crane's interests and hobbies
American Football
Wine Tasting / Collecting
Social Media

Experience & Qualifications

Technical Specialisms
  • Biochemistry and pharmacology
  • Biology; agricultural science
  • Biomedical engineering; medical devices
  • Biotechnology; plant technology
  • Chemistry
Professional Experience
  • IP due diligence
  • Patent drafting
  • Patent interferences, inter partes and ex parte reviews
  • Patent litigation
  • Patent prosecution

Roles in FICPI

  • English