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CiCi Deakin

Technical Specialist

Boston, MA

+1 857 728 3832


CiCi is a Technical Specialist and assists with all aspects of patent prosecution:

  • Preparation and prosecution of patent applications
  • Development and patentability analysis for clients
  • Assisting with Patent Trial and Appeal Board Procedures including interferences, reexamination proceedings, inter partes reviews (IPR), post-grant reviews, ex parte appeals, and other proceedings before the PTAB
  • Patent prosecution strategies for business growth and success


Prior to joining the firm, CiCi garnered substantial research experience at the Koehler Lab, an integral part of Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Here, she mastered intricate cell culture techniques, specifically focusing on the differentiation of induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) and embryonic stem cells (ESCs) into skin and inner ear organoids. Working closely with postdoctoral researchers, CiCi contributed to experimental design and honed her skills in lab management.

CiCi holds a degree in Biological Engineering from Wentworth Institute of Technology. Outside of work she enjoys snowboarding, tennis, acting, and watching movies.