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Brian J. Gallagher


Brian J. Gallagher is an intellectual property attorney with a background in biochemistry. Brian graduated cum laude from Ohio University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biochemistry, where he conducted research relating to the effect of UV radiation on skin cell signaling pathways. During his undergraduate studies, Brian obtained a grant to conduct inorganic chemistry research at the University of Leipzig in Germany.

Brian graduated summa cum laude from the Duquesne University School of Law, where he served as a staff editor of the Duquesne Law Review and treasurer of the Duquesne Intellectual Property Law Association. During law school, Brian clerked for the Honorable Michael E. McCarthy of the Allegheny Court of Common Pleas, and gained courtroom experience by serving as an advocate for veterans in criminal matters through the Duquesne University Veterans’ Court Clinic.

Prior to attending law school, Brian served as an engineer officer in the United States Army.  Brian deployed to Operation Iraqi Freedom from 2009-2010 where he served as a platoon leader specializing in military construction.  Brian continues to serve in the Army Reserve, where he holds the rank of Captain.

Certification and Bar Admissions

Registered Patent Attorney, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Pennsylvania, 2013
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania


Duquesne University School of Law, 2013 J.D.
Honors and Activities:
Summa Cum Laude
Staff Editor of Duquesne Law Review
Treasurer of the Duquesne Intellectual Property Law Association

Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, 2008
B.S. in Biochemistry
Honors: Cum Laude