Bioscience Careers

March 8, 2016

“From Ph.D. to Patent Law”

Thursday, March 31, 2016
5pm-6pm in HSB T-747

Connie Cheng, Ph.D.

Patent Agent
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Seattle, WA

To view a video of the panel: click here

Patent law offers exciting career opportunities for scientists who would like to step outside the lab but still stay involved with cutting-edge technologies. As a patent agent at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Dr. Connie Cheng helps researchers and engineers at small startups, large companies, and academic institutions obtain patent protection for their inventions. In her talk, Dr. Cheng will discuss her experiences working at a law firm and provide insights on how to make the transition from academia to patent law.