Steven Marsh, PhD, JD

Chief Patent Counsel

Dr. Marsh’s strong technical background includes a B.S. (Magna cum Laude) and M.S. in Chemical Engineering, and Ph.D. in Materials Engineering, all from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He has held research positions at the venerable Max Planck Institute and the US Naval Research Laboratory – where, coincidentally, the origin and development of GPS (Global Positioning Systems) first took place almost sixty-five years ago.

Dr. Marsh obtained his J.D. at Fordham University School of Law. He developed his patent litigation and prosecution experience at the respected New York law firm of Fish & Neave (which merged with Ropes & Grey in 2004), and continued at the firms of Frommer, Lawrence & Haug (now Haug Partners), Dorsey & Whitney, and Goodwin Procter, before hanging his own shingle to become Special IP Counsel for Mass. General Hospital – the largest hospital-based research program in the United States. Dr. Marsh has worked directly with several prominent researchers at MGH/Harvard Medical, including Dr. Rox Anderson, Dr. Dieter Manstein, and Dr. William Austen, and developed patent portfolios for various technologies in the medical field. He has more recently done significant patent work related to medical imaging for Siemens Healthcare.