Francis J. Coffey, Ph.D.

Dr. Coffey is a patent agent who primarily assists in the preparation, filing and prosecution of biotechnology related patents, both U.S. and foreign.

Dr. Coffey received a B.S. in Biology, cum laude, from Villanova University in 2004 and a Ph.D. in Immunology and Microbial Pathogenesis from Thomas Jefferson University in 2010.
Prior to joining Dann Dorfman Herrell and Skillman, Dr. Coffey completed five years of postdoctoral training at the Fox Chase Cancer Center. During that time, Dr. Coffey was the recipient of a Ruth L. Kirschstein Postdoctoral Fellowship from the National Institutes of Health.

As a scientific researcher, Dr. Coffey focused on the fields of cell and molecular biology, immunology, and virology. In particular, he has extensive experience studying aspects of lymphocyte development, the immune response and autoimmunity. Dr. Coffey’s research has been published in prominent scientific journals including Immunity and The Journal of Experimental Medicine.

Dr. Coffey was registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in 2013 and is currently a student in the evening division at the Temple University Beasley School of Law.