BOSTON (June 17, 2014) — Chinh H. Pham, a shareholder in the Boston office of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has been named to the Board of Overseers at the Boston Museum of Science. Pham began a three-year term on June 16, 2014.
The Museum of Science overseers are community leaders and friends with a special interest in science, technology, and education who support the museum’s mission. As an overseer, Pham will be actively involved in the museum, dedicating time and expertise, supporting fundraising opportunities, and working closely with staff on educational programming.
A longtime supporter of the Museum, Pham regularly participates as a member of the Museum’s Boston Marathon Team in support of Traveling Programs, which provides opportunities for schools that do not have the financial resources for a field trip to the Museum.
Commenting on his appointment, Pham said. “The Boston Museum of Science is a leading national institution in expanding opportunities to develop science and technology aptitude. I have been a strong supporter of the Museum and its mission for many years, and I am delighted to serve on the Board of Overseers to help advance the Museum’s program and fundraising goals.”
Pham is chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Nanotechnology Group, co-leader of the firm’s Emerging Technology Practice Group, and chair of the Boston Office Intellectual Property Practice Group. He is a registered patent attorney with particular experience in the strategic creation, implementation, and protection of intellectual property rights for high technology clients. Pham assists technology companies with strategies for leveraging their IP portfolio for high-value commercial opportunities, introducing them to funding sources, either through the venture community or the government, as well as identifying and establishing strategic alliances.
The Museum’s mission is to play a leading role in transforming the nation’s relationship with science and technology. The Museum of Science is committed to deepening the public’s relationship with science and technology by leading efforts throughout the United States and abroad, in both formal and informal educational arenas, to redefine the roles that science centers can play.