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Tuesday, November 17 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual Event - see description for participation info
For more information:

Cynthia Sundell, Ph.D. - Senior Director, Life Sciences, Petit Institute
Colly Mitchell - event inquiries

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Petit Entrepreneurship Academy Seminar

"IP - What Is It and How to Use It to Market Technology"

Patrea L. Pabst, J.D.
Pabst Partner Group


11:00 a.m.        Seminar
12-1:00 p.m.    Small-group discussions with three Pabst Partners LLC attorneys

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For more than three decades, Patrea Pabst has provided comprehensive intellectual property counsel to pacesetters in the biotechnology, medical, pharmaceutical and chemical fields.

Patrea brings a critical business perspective to her legal advice on a wide array of patent matters. She advises corporations, universities, and investors in startup and early-stage initiatives on some of today’s most cutting-edge technologies.

Clients rely on Patrea to evaluate their technology with an eye to patentability and valuation, prosecute patents before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), and coordinate corresponding international filings. She provides strategic planning for her clients’ immediate and long-term goals, reviews licensing agreements, and renders legal opinions. Patrea is also a formidable advocate for her clients in administrative proceedings, including reexaminations, interference proceedings in the U.S., and opposition proceedings before patent offices in jurisdictions around the world.

She identifies the market potential of clients’ discoveries, then designs practical, business-oriented solutions to achieve their strategic goals.

Committed to excellence in all areas of her practice, Patrea balances her clients’ commercial objectives with their budgetary requirements to support their bottom line. Many of Patrea’s clients have chosen to remain with her for decades, a testament to her dependability, productivity, and value.

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