This introduction to intellectual property will take you through the basics of IP from patent preparation to licensing and the importance of IP to advance innovation at ASU.
Patricia Stepp joined Skysong Innovations in July of 2018 and serves as the Director of Intellectual Property for the Life Sciences team. Her role involves working closely with ASU faculty and staff and Skysong Innovations’ business development team with facilitating invention disclosures, evaluating technology, monitoring patent preparation and prosecution, and managing IP. She is a registered patent agent with experience in patent preparation and prosecution and portfolio management in a wide range of areas including biotechnology, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, chemical technology, polymeric food packaging, and polymeric medical packaging.
Patricia has a B.S. in chemical engineering from the University of Arkansas and a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology. She completed a post-doctoral position at the Institute of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the Czech Academy of Sciences focusing on viral transformation, transfection, and recombinant protein expression. Additionally, she has 11 technical publications in the areas of magnetizable drug delivery, medical devices, flow cytometry, and medical imaging.
This event is open to the public and free to attend. Community ventures welcome!
Date: Thursday, October 29, 2020
Time: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Location: Online via Zoom -- link to be provided upon registration