Mark Kilgore, PhD, with Patterson Intellectual Property Law will present "Understanding and Managing the Legal Implications in Collaborative Ventures." Members can attend this session virtually or in person (at the Innovation Depot in Birmingham).
Mark A. Kilgore, Ph.D. focuses his practice on patent prosecution and intellectual property infringement litigation. He also counsels clients on IP procurement in both patents and trademarks.
Mark’s scientific background provides high quality patent prosecution services in the fields of biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and the mechanical arts. In addition to procurement, he counsels clients on licensing agreements, non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements, and other IP-related transactions. Mark has also represented clients in procuring trademarks and copyrights and has conducted trademark opposition proceedings before the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.
Mark also has litigation experience in traditional infringement cases in U.S. District Courts, appeals in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and administrative reviews, including inter partes reviews, before the USPTO. He has been an integral litigation team member in representing international and domestic companies in a variety of matters including material science, industrial equipment, chemical formulations, and medical devices.
Mark is involved in several legal and life sciences professional groups including the American Intellectual Property Law Association and Society for Neuroscience. He has also written extensively on various neuroscience topics, design patent protection, and presents on Right of Publicity matters.