Charles G. Carter

Charles G. Carter is a partner and intellectual property lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. Dr. Carter’s practice focuses in the areas of client counseling, licensing, preparation, and prosecution relating to U.S. and foreign patents in chemical, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and material science technologies. He also advises clients on business and licensing strategies related to intellectual property. Dr. Carter is a member of the firm’s Chemical, Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Practice, as well as the firm’s Food & Beverage Industry, Life Sciences Industry and Energy Industry Teams.

In addition to his legal experience, Dr. Carter has over ten years of experience as a research scientist and manager in industrial and academic settings. His research included work related to biologically active natural products, agricultural chemicals, organic photochemistry, water treatment chemicals, and other specialty chemicals. In conjunction with his research, he has been awarded nearly 50 U.S. patents.

As part of his experience as a research scientist, Dr. Carter held research fellowships at the Max-Planck Institut Fur Strahlenchemie in Muelheim, Germany, and at Yale University.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Chemical, 2) Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical, 3) Green Energy Technologies and 4) IP Due Diligence
Law School the Georgetown University Law
Education University of Rochester (B.Sc.), the University of Oregon (Ph.D)
Bar Member / Association State Bar Of Wisconsin, State Bar Of Minnesota
Most recent firm Foley &Lardner LLP
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