Paul Abato, Ph.D. Expert Witness
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General Specialties:

Pharmaceutical Research and Chemistry & Chemicals

Keywords/Search Terms:

Drug Formulation, Biotechnology, liquid formulation, formulation, medicinal chemist, organic chemist, pharmacokinetics, stability studies, dietary supplements, tetracyclines, synthetic biology, , drug tests


Ph.D. Chemistry, Brown University

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EXPERT WITNESS CONSULTING Dr Abato has been involved in 8 cases, been deposed 5 times and has testified at trial in 4 cases. Dr Abato has testified in high stakes litigation cases at the International Trade Commission and federal courts for major players in the pharmaceutical industry. He has experience with ANDA, trade secret, trademark infringement, patent infringement and contract law cases relating to pharmaceuticals. Upload Dr Abato’s CV, which includes a complete list of case numbers and Law Firms that he has represented. PHARMACEUTICAL EXPERIENCE Dr. Abato is a Medicinal Chemist. His expertise includes drug research, medicinal chemistry, organic chemistry, drug formulation for; IT, IV, IP, ICV, IN, IM and oral dosing routs, stability studies, extensive structure-activity relationships, efficacy, pharmacokinetics, as well as all pre-clinical testing required for IND submission to the FDA. Dr Abato was awarded the prestigious “Heroes of Chemistry Award” by the American Chemical Society in 2019 for his contribution to NUZYRA, the latest antibiotic that works on antibacterial resistant bacteria. Additionally, he has developed qualified clinical candidates for Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) and Multiple Sclerosis. As a Medicinal Chemist, Dr Abato has also conducted research in the areas of Malaria, Tuberculosis and Cancer. PHARMACEUTICAL CONSULTING Dr Abato provides consulting services for medicinal chemistry, drug formulation, chemistry manufacturing and controls, literature search/summary and management of CROs.