Servilla Whitney LLC is pleased to welcome Xerxes Sifi to our team as a Patent Agent

Xerxes’ diverse technical background includes experience with purification and separation of biomolecules, bioremediation, microbially influenced corrosion and microbial fuel cells, oil and gas refining, paint and resin. While working as a research assistant at Ohio University, Xerxes researched the effect of inhibition of glycogen synthase kinase 3 (GSK-3) in apoptosis of ovarian cancer cells. In addition, he investigated the detection and mitigation of microbially influenced corrosion of sulfate reducing bacteria, a joint project between Institute for Corrosion and Multiphase Technology at Ohio University and Total. Xerxes has also authored many ISI papers in different fields of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering. Xerxes has lectured on Chemical Engineering topics at Rubber Industries Engineering & Research Company in Tehran, Iran, focusing on the transport phenomena (heat, mass, and momentum).

Xerxes received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering, with a focus in process engineering, from Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran. He also received his M.S. in Biochemical Engineering, with a focus in Statistical Thermodynamics of biomolecules, from Isfahan University, Isfahan, Iran. Xerxes also received his M.S. in Patent Practice from Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

Xerxes is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.