Thomas H Burrows
In July 2008, Thomas H. Burrows Jr., M.D. joined the Office of the General Counsel (OGC) as Assistant General Counsel. As a member of the OGC’s patent and licensing group, he manages patent prosecution in the life sciences area. He comes to Columbia with specialized experience in patent law, previously working as an Associate at the law firm Darby & Darby from 2005 to 2008.
Mr. Burrows has earned a number of degrees in both law and the biological and medical sciences. He received his undergraduate degree in biochemistry from Lafayette College, and his M.D. from Cornell University Medical College. He then received his M.S. in radiation biology from the University of Texas Health Science Center - MD Anderson Cancer Center at the Texas Medical Center in Houston. Mr. Burrows received his J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center, focusing his studies in the areas of health law and intellectual property. While there, he served as an Articles Editor for the Houston Journal of Health Law & Policy. He is admitted to practice law in the state of New York, and is also registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office .