About the Author
Sami Sedghani, BS, PharmD, JD, is an intellectual property litigation attorney with the global law firm of Latham & Watkins. Before becoming an attorney, Mr. Sedghani was a hospital pharmacist at the University of California San Francisco Medical Center, where he was responsible for clinical medication management, including review and monitoring of medication regimens of patients with complex disease states. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California, the University of California San Francisco School of Pharmacy, and the University of California Hastings College of the Law.
The late William L. Marcus, JD , co-author of the first six editions, was a deputy attorney general in the California Department of Justice for 25 years, specializing in professional and occupational disciplinary cases, and was counsel to the California State Board of Pharmacy from 1982 to 2001. He taught Pharmacy Law and Ethics at the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (University of California - San Diego) from 2002 to 2007. He was a graduate of American University and the University of San Francisco School of Law.