Tamae I. Heilen, PhD
Legal Analyst & Manager
Tamae I. Heilen, PhD, is a key legal analyst who manages and tracks important information about trademark cases at Alprin Law Offices, P.C. while working as a chemistry consultant for her Japanese clients. Her legwork at Alprin Law helps the firm's attorneys focus on their strategies and research, and on building their cases. Her contribution lets Alprin Law provide the best service to clients from different cultures.
Tamae is an expert in chemistry, who brings to her work her experience consulting in professional scientific writing, scientific technologies, and patent litigation. She holds a PhD in chemistry from Johns Hopkins University, where she researched ground water purification. She has also taught chemistry classes at the University and trained new graduate and senior undergraduate students there. Prior to Johns Hopkins, she researched silicon polymers and organometallics at Case Western Reserve University. She has given oral presentations at ACS National Meetings and Green Chemistry and Engineering Conferences, as well as at the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) in Japan. She understands challenges that many scientists face and helps her clients prepare for both publication and litigation.
Tamae lives with her family in Virginia, where she can get to cities or mountains easily. When she has some extra time, she likes to play tennis and watch movies with her family.