Skip to Main Content
Syed Rizvi, Ph.D.

Syed Rizvi, Ph.D.

Senior Scientific Advisor
office: 312.985.8249
fax: 312.655.1501

Syed is a senior scientific advisor and assists the firm in patent litigation and patent prosecution.

He has research experience in the fields of organic and inorganic synthesis, synthesis of combinatorial libraries and biochemistry.

As a graduate student, Syed worked on the synthesis and structure-activity relationship of bioactive natural products, with emphasis on molecules that target cytoskeletal proteins. His research work helped identify the first inhibitor for a class of mammalian cytoskeletal regulators called formins. As part of his master’s thesis at the Indian Institute of Technology, Syed was involved in the design and synthesis of organic ligands and the study of their metal-binding properties.




  • Ph.D., The University of Chicago
    • Chemistry
      • Burroughs Welcome Fund Interfaces in Science Fellowship, 2006
  • M.Sc., Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
    • Chemistry
  • B.Sc., St Stephens College University of Delhi
    • Chemistry

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Chemical Society
  • Aided Sigmapharm Laboratories in arguing for claim construction. Court adopted proposed construction verbatim.
Thought Leadership
Client Results
View all