Sean Ritchie is a Patent Attorney and member of the firm's Intellectual Property & Technology group. His practice focuses on intellectual property protection, including counseling clients on patent infringement, patentability, patent drafting, and patent prosecution. With an academic background in bioengineering, Sean's practice primarily focuses on chemical, life sciences, and materials science technologies. He also handles FDA compliance issues for medical devices.
Everyone's New Year's Resolution: More Privacy
Tennessee Bar Association, Corporate Counsel Section, Nashville, Tennessee, December 9, 2019
Patentability in the Context of Personalized Medicine, Novel Targets, Treatment Methods, and Repurposed Drugs
University of Kentucky, Office of Technology Commercialization, June 26, 2019
Battery-Powered Medical Devices Market Trends & Opportunities
Panel Member, Memphis, TN, May 7, 2019
Nashville Office Recruiting Committee, Member
Prior to joining Stites & Harbison in 2016, Sean was with McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC in Pennsylvania. Prior to that, he was in-house counsel for a biotechnology company where he focused on healthcare and medical device regulation. Sean is certified in neurophysiological introperative monitoring, and has spent time in the operating room monitoring somatosensory responses from patients during various vascular and neurological surgeries.