Thi Dio is a partner and Registered Patent Attorney in the Patent Practice Group in the Boston office of Foley Hoag. Dr. Dio applies her scientific expertise and research experience to the procurement and protection of intellectual property in the biotechnology, biochemical, life sciences, biomedical and pharmaceutical areas covering technologies including antibodies, vaccines, T-cell therapies, immunotherapies, and diagnostics. Dr. Dio focuses her practice on strategic client counseling, portfolio management, and patent prosecution for a range of clients, including small startup companies, academic institutions, research foundations, and large biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. She drafts and prepares new patent applications and prosecutes U.S. and non-US applications. In addition to her patent counseling and prosecution practice, Dr. Dio provides patentability opinions, strategic advice, and pre-litigation analysis, and prepares freedom-to-operate, enforceability, and infringement opinions. She also supports various litigation matters, including preparing claim construction positions and briefs, working with experts, responding to written discovery, and developing non-infringement and invalidity positions.More »
- Suffolk University Law School, J.D.
- Cornell University, Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Molecular and Cell Biology; minor in Biophysics
- Cornell University, B.A. in Chemistry and Biological Sciences