Marian Fundytus

Marian Fundytus


212-596-0545 (Direct)

[email protected]

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.


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


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