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TTO Legal Seminar: "Patent Strategies and Emerging Cases in Drug Target and Biological Pathway Patents: The University of Rochester COX-2 Story"
The CU Technology Transfer Office and the law offices of Greenlee, Winner and Sullivan present the TTO Legal Seminar: "Patent Strategies and Emerging Cases in Drug Target and Biological Pathway Patents: The University of Rochester COX-2 Story" with Steve Penner and Sally Sullivan of Greenlee, Winner and Sullivan.
Wednesday, November 3, 2004
3rd Floor Conference Room 3007-3008
12:00-12:15: Lunch and Networking
12:15-1:30: Presentation and Discussion
Questions? Contact Jill.Jones@uchsc.edu
Steven J. Penner, J.D., Ph.D., joined Greenlee, Winner and Sullivan in 2002 as an associate attorney. Dr. Penner had been a technical consultant and law clerk with our firm for more than a year before passing the Colorado State Bar and becoming a member of the firm. Dr. Penner had over five years of experience in corporate research and product development before entering law school at the University of Colorado. Dr. Penner has particular expertise in human and veterinary medical research and vaccine development. He has additional practical experience in regulatory issues gained as a veterinary clinical trials coordinator. Dr. Penner has an undergraduate degree in Microbiology from Iowa State University and a Master's degree and doctorate in Microbiology and Immunology from the University of Michigan. Dr. Penner has experience in licensing, transactional work, and trademarks.
Sally A. Sullivan, J.D., Ph.D., a shareholder in Greenlee, Winner and Sullivan, has 17 years of experience as a patent agent and attorney. Dr. Sullivan has written and prosecuted patents in: chemistry, including pharmaceuticals, polymers, liquid crystals, catalysts, combinatorial methods, analytical assays and instrumentation, and mass spectrometry methods and instrumentation; biotechnology, including agricultural biotechnology and plant science, biocontrol genomics, and proteomics; biotechnology instrumentation, including nucleic acid array and assay technologies and biosensors; materials science, including ceramics, membrane technology and carbon nanomaterials; mining and blasting; and optics and telecommunications, including optical filters and related optical devices and lasers. Dr. Sullivan provides counseling on patenting and licensing strategies, patentability, and patent infringement and validity. Dr. Sullivan has an undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Hunter College, CUNY and a doctorate in Chemistry from the California Institute of Technology. Dr. Sullivan has academic and corporate research experience in organic chemistry, physical organic chemistry, mass spectrometry, and biotechnology.