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The collective expertise of our global team distinguishes OBWB in the field of Intellectual Property Law. We align our best resources to meet each client's specific needs and we treat each matter with the highest degree of attention and care.

12600 Hill Country Blvd.
Suite 275, Austin   TX 78738
P: 512.480.0667
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Osha Liang LLP
1200 Pearl St. Ste. 314
Boulder, CO   80302
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8/F, Hangzhou Kerry Center
385 Yan An Rd.
Hangzhou, China   310006
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Suite 3500, Houston   TX 77010
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2 Rue de la Paix
75002 Paris, France
P: +33.1.4494.8630
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Level 28 Shinagawa Intercity Tower A
2-15-1 Konan Minato-ku
Tokyo, Japan   108-6028
P: 81.3.6717.2877
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1701 Pennsylvania Ave.
NW Suite 200
Washington, DC   20006
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Michael J. Adams, Ph.D.

Dr. Adams assists with prosecuting foreign and domestic patents in chemical-related industries with specific work in the fields of microbiology, polymer chemistry, industrial nanoparticle synthesis, and product research and development.  Four years of industrial chemistry and biology experience and a further eight years of research experience have provided Dr. Adams with a breadth of knowledge and expertise invaluable to his current IP practice.


Prior to joining Osha Bergman Watanabe & Burton (OBWB), Dr. Adams worked as the Quality Director of Texas Manufacturing at International Nutrition & Wellness Holdings. His work experience includes leadership and management roles at United 1 International Laboratories, ProTec Laboratory, Advanced Organic Synthesis, LLC and at the University of Houston as well as successful collaborations operating in established laboratory environments.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES & MEMBERSHIPS
  • American Chemical Society (ACS) 2010-2018
  • Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) 2016-2017
  • Vice President – University of Houston Phi Alpha Delta (PAD) 2015-2017
AWARDS & RECOGNITION
  • Associate of the Month – ProTec Laboratory, United Laboratories Manufacturing, 2019
  • Graduate Research Assistantship – Department of Chemistry, University of Houston, 2013-2018
  • Graduate Teaching Fellowship – Department of Chemistry, University of Houston, 2013-2018
  • John N. Lamonte Scholarship (Teaching Excellence) – University of Houston, 2017
  • TcSUH 43rd Semiannual Student Symposium Award Winner – Houston, 2012
  • Midshipman of the Year (Young Leader Award) – Texas A&M University, Galveston/College Station, 2007
  • Navy ROTC Scholarship (Advanced Academic Standing) – Texas A&M University, 2006
  • University of Houston, Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, 2018
  • University of Houston, B.S., Biochemical & Biophysical Sciences, 2012
RELATED ARTICLES
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS
  • Michael J. Adams, Loi H. Do. “Alkoxylation and Hydration of Alkynes with Cobalt(III)Salophens,” Eur. J. Org. Chem., (2018)
  • Anh H. Ngo, Michael J. Adams, Loi H. Do. “Selective Acceptorless Dehydrogenation and Hydrogenation by Iridium Catalysts Enabling Facile Interconversion of Glucocorticoids,” Organometallics, (2014)
  • Adams, M. “Development of Homogeneous Aqueous Transition Metal Catalysts for Sustainable Chemistry,” Doctoral Defense Lecture. (2018)
  • Adams, M. “Green chemistry: homogeneous aqueous catalysis,” Research Lecture. (2017)
  • Adams, Michael; Do, Loi. “Alkyne hydration catalyzed by cobalt salen and salophen derivatives,” 72nd Southwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Research Lecture. (2016)
  • Adams, M. “Organic solid state gain media for lasers.” (2016)
  • Adams, M. “Catalytic systems for biological reactions.” (2015)