STC.UNM, The University of New Mexico’s technology-transfer and economic-development office features “Patent issues for immunotherapy inventions” with patent attorney, Christopher D. Gram on Thursday, April 6 from 8 to 9 a.m. in the auditorium at the Science & Technology Park. The talk is part of STC.UNM’s 2017 Spring Seminar Series.
The seminars, held at UNM Science & Technology Park, are free and open to the public and UNM community, but registration is required. Breakfast will also be served.
Gram will discuss the following topics:
- Hurdles that inventors and attorneys face when trying to obtain patent protection in technologies related to immunotherapy.
- Patent eligibility.
- How to distinguish your invention from a “product of nature” or a “natural process.”
- How to distinguish your invention from similar technologies already developed by others.
Gram is a patent attorney whose practice includes patent drafting and prosecution with a focus in the areas of biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, immunology, peptide and nucleic acid technologies, medical devices, and related opinion work.
Gram’s clients include multi-national corporations, mid-size corporations, universities, start-ups, and solo inventors. He has been practicing since 1996 and has been with the law firm of Mueting, Raasch & Gebhardt, P.A. in Minneapolis, MN since 2006. Immediately prior to joining the firm, he was in-house Intellectual Property Counsel for 3M Innovative Properties Company in St. Paul, MN.
The UNM Science & Technology Park is located at 800 Bradbury Dr. SE, on UNM’s South Campus. The talk will be held in the Auditorium, Building 800.
To register, visit 2017 Spring Seminar Series.