Hannah L. Peters, PhD

Patent Agent

Ph.D., Chemistry and Biochemistry – University of Maryland Baltimore County
B.A., Chemistry – Agnes Scott College

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Certifications and Registrations
Registered Patent Agent

Hannah is a registered U.S. Patent Agent with five years of experience in patent prosecution, application drafting, and freedom-to-operate and landscape search and analysis. Her areas of expertise include organic synthesis, small molecule therapeutics, therapeutic formation, and antiviral therapies. She joined Innovators Legal in February 2022 and is based in Washington, D.C.

Associate (retained) – Anzu Partners
Patent Agent – Mitz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Patent Agent – Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow – National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Teaching Assistant – University of Maryland Baltimore County
Tutor – Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry
Materials and Process Engineering Intern – Moog, Inc.

Memberships and Affiliations
International Society of Antiviral Research
International Society of Nucleosides, Nucleotides, and Nucleic Acids

Dissertations and Theses
PhD Dissertation: The Design, Synthesis, and Biological Evaluation of a Series of Acyclic Fleximer Nucleoside Antivirals


  • “Design, synthesis and evaluation of a series of acyclic fleximer nucleoside analogues with anti-coronavirus activity,” H.L. Peters, D. Jochmans, A.H. de Wilde, C.C. Posthuma, E.J. Snijder, J. Neyts, and K.L. Seley-Radtke, Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters 25(15), 2923-6 (2015).
  • “Flexibility as a Strategy in Nucleoside Antiviral Drug Design,” H.L. Peters, T. Ku, and K.L. Seley-Radtke, Current Medical Chemistry 22(34), 3910-21 (2015).