During law school, Mr. Roses worked as a patent associate at BioChemics, Inc., in Danvers, Massachusetts, where he researched and drafted patent applications for drug delivery systems. He was also the President of Boston College's Intellectual Property and Technology Forum (IPTF), a student-run organization and online legal journal, from 2008 to 2009. Mr. Roses was the recipient of the Rita Q. and Robert Tobin Scholarship for Intellectual Property Law.
Prior to attending law school, Mr. Roses was a senior research associate at Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in Cambridge, Massachusetts from 2002 to 2006, where, in addition to his work as a medicinal chemist, he aided in the preparation of patent applications. From 2000 to 2002, Mr. Roses was a medicinal chemist at Ariad Pharmaceuticals, Inc., also in Cambridge.
During his undergraduate studies, Mr. Roses was a research assistant in the Chemistry Department at Connecticut College, where his research focused on the synthesis and derivatization of Phorbol, a fused polycyclic natural product with anti-cancer and anti-HIV properties. Mr. Roses presented this data at a national meeting of the American Chemical Society. He was also the recipient of the American Institute of Chemists Award, the Paul Abel Schwartz Memorial Prize and a Pfizer Prepare Fellowship.