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 a partner at the firm of Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, PC in Washington DC, and is active in patent post-grant procedures, patent interferences, prosecution 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