William Braunlin, Ph.D.

William Braunlin, Ph.D.

Patent Agent

(P) 617-443-9292, ext 215

(F) 617-443-0004


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B.S., Chemistry, Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio

Ph.D., Physical Chemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

Postdoctoral, Physical Chemistry, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

Postdoctoral, Biochemistry, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota

William Braunlin, Ph.D.

Dr. Braunlin is a patent agent at Sunstein. He has wide-ranging expertise in physical chemistry, molecular biophysics, drug development and biotechnology.  He is a technical expert in multinuclear NMR, spectroscopic and thermodynamic analysis, biotechnology and instrumental methods.

Dr. Braunlin previously had a successful career as a tenured faculty member, Principal Scientist, Director of Biophysics research, and Chief Scientific Officer in drug discovery and biotechnology, and as a technical and IP consultant.


Dr. Braunlin has a track record of working efficiently and effectively with inventors, entrepreneurs and technology professionals.  His areas of practice include:

    • Pharmaceuticals
    • Polymers
    • Material Science
    • Medical Devices
    • Biotechnology
    • Alternative Energy Technologies


Dr. Braunlin is an author of 30+ scientific papers and review articles, in journals including Biochemistry, The Journal of Molecular Biology, Biopolymers, The Biophysical Journal, and The Journal of Physical Chemistry.

He is fluent in German and Swedish.

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Dr. Braunlin is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.