Introduction to Patents and Research Commercialization Workshop

The Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy is hosting UH Office of Technology Transfer’s guest speakers Dr. Jane Massey Licata (Patent Attorney) and Dr. Jenifer Gorlach, who will be presenting Introduction to Patents and Research Commercialization. The workshop will be held from 1-3pm, Friday, October 18, 2019 at Pharmacy Modular Classroom #LPLH-2.

Dr. Jane Massey Licata received her Ph.D. in biology and biochemistry from UH. She is a registered patent attorney with extensive experience in biotechnology patent prosecution practice and FDA regulatory compliance and approvals. Dr. Licata also teaches at Rutgers and Drexel University.

Dr. Jenifer Gorlach received her Ph.D. in Molecular Plant Pathology from the DOE-Plant Research Laboratory at Michigan State University. Dr. Gorlach has worked in both pharmaceuticals and agriculture.

Proposed Format: 45 min presentation followed by Q&A then 2 break-out sessions lead by Jane and Jenifer separately to discuss researchers' specific questions, interests or research areas.

1:00 - 2:15pm Presentation + Q&A
2:15 - 3:00pm Breakout discussions for interactive dialogue based on researcher interests and focus areas

Everyone is welcome to attend.