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Chuck Blackledge, PhD

PhD (chemical physics)

European Patent Attorney Candidate and US patent agent

Fields of expertise

  • Medical devices
  • sensors



Chuck Blackledge holds a PhD in chemical physics from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and is a US Patent Agent. At Zimmermann and Partner, Chuck advises clients and prosecutes patents related to sensors and medical devices. Prior to joining us, he held research positions at JILA, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and at the National Biophotonics and Imaging Platform, Ireland, with his research interests being in plasmonic and semiconductor nano/micro-structures, microresonators, and optical and scanning probe microscopies. Chuck has also collaborated with biologists in spectroscopic studies of the activation of human blood platelets.