Randall L Shoemaker

Randall L. Shoemaker, Ph.D.


Education & Credentials


Calvin College

B.S., 1983

Wayne State University

Ph.D., 1990

The University of Michigan Law School

J.D., 1996

Bar Admission

  • Michigan

Prominent Assignments

Patent preparation and prosecution worldwide.

Preparation of freedom to operate opinions worldwide.

Preparation of non-infringement opinions worldwide.

Specialized knowledge in the chemical and pharmaceutical arts including:

    • Chemical inventions, especially polymer chemistry
    • Biochemical applications
    • Materials coating technology and processes
    • Biotechnological applications
    • Surgical and medical devices
    • Food processing equipment and technology
    • Basic mechanical technologies

Extensive research experience in the following areas:

    • Mechanism of action of pharmaceuticals in whole animal and cell culture systems
    • Cell culture technology
    • Molecular biological techniques
    • Hypolipidemic agents
    • Biochemical analysis and subcellular isolation techniques
    • Fluorometric assay methods
    • Enzyme kinetics analysis
    • Flow cytometry and cell sorting technology
    • HPLC detection methods
    • Histochemical methodology

Professional Involvement

  • Registered Patent Attorney, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association

Troy Office
Phone: 248-433-7383
Fax: 248-433-7274



  • "Coordinated Regulation of Tetrahydrobiopterin (BH4) and Catecholamine-Related Rat and Human Genes," Society of Neuroscience Abstract, Vol. 20, 1994
  • "Peroxisomal Fatty acyl-CoA Oxidase is Not Regulated by Triiodothyronine," Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 1044:169-172, 1990
  • "Regulation of Peroxisomal Fatty Acyl-CoA Oxidase and Mitochondrial Glycerol-3-," Ph.D. Thesis, Wayne State University, 1990
  • "Thyroid Hormone-independent Regulation of Mitochondrial Glycero-3-Phosphate Dehydrogenase by the Peroxisomal Proliferator Clofibric Acid," Biochemical Pharmacology, 41:652-655, 1991
  • "Characterization of Acutely Dissociated and Cultured Neonatal Rat Olfactory Bulb Neurons," Society of Neuroscience Abstract, Vol. 17:153,4, 1991
  • "Studies on the Second Messengers Involved in the Co-Induction of Tetrahydrobiopterin (BH4) and Catecholomine-related Genes in Cultured PC12 Cells," 7th International Conference on Pteridines and Related Biogneic Amines, Pteridines, Vol. 5, No 1, p.35, 1994
  • "Nitric Oxide and Tetrahydrobiopterin Metabolism Following Cerebral Ischemia in the Rat," Society of Neuroscience Abstract, Vol. 20, 1994
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