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  2. Licensing: 33%

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Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear

550 West C Street
Suite 1200
San Diego, CA, 92101


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
"Top Attorneys" for Intellectual Property (Transactional) lawSan Diego Daily Transcript2008
"Top Attorneys" for Intellectual Property (Transactional) lawSan Diego Daily Transcript2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Intellectual Property Law AssociationMemberN/A
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Federal Circuit Bar AssociationMemberN/A
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American Chemical SocietyMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Association of Business Trial Lawyers - San Diego (ABTL) ReportSouthern District Rolls Our New Patent Local Rules2006
BioProcess InternationalGeneric Biotech Products: Provisions in Patent and Drug Development Law2003
San Diego Business JournalRecent Developments in Intellectual Property Law2000
Berkeley Technology Law JournalPhysicians and Surgeons as Inventors: Reconciling Medical Process Patents and Medical Ethics1995
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
University of California - San DiegoChemistryPhD - Doctorate1993
University of California - San DiegoChemistryMS - Master of Science1989
Yale UniversityChemistryBS - Bachelor of Science1987
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
The Eighth Generics, SuperGenerics & Patent Strategies ConferenceAnti-Trust and Competition Law Issues Related to Generic Pharmaceutical Market Entry2005
The Fourth Federal Circuit Bench & Bar ConferenceMarkman Hearings — Timing is Everything; When Are They Best Conducted2002
American Chemical Society / San Diego SectionFrom the Benchtop to the Bar, to the Bench: Protection and Defense of Novel Chemical and Pharmaceutical Inventions2002