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Peter A. Balnave is an associate attorney in the firm.  He received a Bachelors of Arts in Chemistry from Rutgers University in 1969; a Doctor of Philosophy in Physiology from Duke University in 1976; and a Juris Doctor from George Mason University in 1999. Dr. Balnave is a member of the Virginia State Bar and is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office Dr. Balnave currently concentrates on patent application preparation and prosecution in the electrical, chemical, and biotechnology arts. Prior to entering law, Dr. Balnave held research, management and executive positions within the medical device industry.  He successfully directed research and engineering groups in the design of large-scale application specific integrated circuits (ASICs), microprocessor-based medical products, telemetry systems, and in the selection of materials for implantable medical devices.  


Peter A. Balnave