Sarah has extensive Intellectual Property law experience in prosecuting and biotechnology patents successfully in the United States of America and other Countries. Her practice focuses on biotechnology inventions that include immunology-related, recombinant gene-related and biochemistry- related discoveries for bioinformatic, diagnostic and therapeutic use. Before attending law school, Sarah was an immunology researcher at the Beckman Research Institute at the City of Hope. There she worked on the identification, isolation, and purification of the common acute lymphocyte leukemia antigen. Sarah began her patent law career at Cooper & Dunham, a New York City firm that specializes in intellectual property law. She has also worked at Sheldon & Mak before briefly becoming a partner at the intellectual property law firm of Merchant & Gould in Los Angeles, California; and in 1997, Sarah co-founded Mandel & Adriano which is now Adriano & Associates.
University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, CA
University of Maine, Portland, Maine
B.A. in Biology, 1981
New York State Bar, First Judicial Department
United States Court of Appeals For the Federal Circuit
United States Patent and Trademark Office