Paul Abato

Dr. Paul Abato

Paul Abato Consulting

Providence , RI 02906
Office: 401-487-6594
Introduction

I provide expert witness services in connection with Hatch-Waxman type ANDA and patent infringement litigation in the area of pharmaceutical technology. I have been deposed twice, sat in and advised counsel on two other depositions, was involved with one pretrial preparation and I have testified at trial.

My services have been retained a major Generic Pharmaceutical Company, I was deposed and participated in pretrial preparation. I have also provided testimony at trial in in a patent infringement case.

I also consult for the Biotechnology industry and am currently working with H3-Biomedicine where I oversee radio-labled syntheses of active pharmaceutical agents standards for pharmacokinetic studies in support of for clinical trials for their cancer drug cantidates.

A Ph. D. Medicinal Chemist with over 25 years experience in the discovery and development of novel human therapeutics in the areas of anti-infective, anti-inflammatory and neurodegenerative diseases. I contributed to the development of NUZYRUA (Omadacycline), a new antibiotic approved by the FDA in October of 2018.

I have been involved in all aspects of drug research and development from formulation development, synthesis/purification, in-vitro, in-vivo (efficacy and pharmacokinetics), dosing routs, and the management of CROs to support pre-clinical testing.


Areas of Expertise
  • Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemicals
  • Chemistry

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Ph. D. in Chemistry from Brown University
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: I currently teach organic chemistry and general science lecture courses at Salve Regina University
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: I have been retained 4 times as an expert witness
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Hatch-Waxman type litigation involving an ANDA and secondly a patent infringement case involving the formulation of a nutraceutical. I have also been hired for a contract dispute involving the transportation of a pharmaceutical.
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 50%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 50%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: 2
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: December, 2018
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: 4
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: 1
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 3
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: consulting, drug testing, expert reports, testimony, patent infringement and drug formulation opinions, reverse engineering of drug formulations, contract disputes, claim construction,
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: 500
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: 500
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: 500
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: 500
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: My travel rate is 250/h

References

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