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Marian Fundytus

Direct Phone: 212.596.0545

Direct Email: mfundytus@ostrolenk.com

J.D., Rutgers School of Law – Camden, 2011
Ph.D., McGill University, 1996 (Dean’s Honours List)
M.S., McGill University, 1992
B.S., University of Alberta, 1987


Dr. Fundytus’ practice focuses on preparing and prosecuting patent applications worldwide, primarily in the life sciences, pharmaceutical, imaging, and chemical fields.  Dr. Fundytus has extensive experience developing and managing large patent portfolios. She has experience focusing research activities on novel, patentable inventions by conducting searches, particularly chemical sub-structure searches, and preparing patentability and freedom-to-operate opinions.  Dr. Fundytus has experience in drafting agreements, including outsourcing, collaboration and licensing agreements.

Dr. Fundytus draws on her extensive scientific research experience, which includes Postdoctoral Fellowships at Astra-Zeneca in Montreal, Canada, for which she received an MRC/PMAC University-Industry grant; and McGill University, Canada, for which she received the first awarded Dr. Ronald Melzack Pain Research Award (sponsored by the Canadian Pain Society, Canadian Anaesthesiologists Society, AstraZeneca Canada, and the Medical Research Council of Canada (MRC)).  She is the author of many articles in peer-reviewed scientific articles, as well as a book chapter.


U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
New York Bar
New Jersey Bar
U.S. District Court, New Jersey

Professional Affiliations
New Jersey State Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
American Bar Association
American Intellectual Property Law Association
International Association for the Study of Pain
Society for Neuroscience
Canadian Pain Society