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Reed Elected to Board of Technology Forum of Delaware

May 25, 2018

Partner Janet Reed has been elected to the board of director for the Technology Forum of Delaware, a not-for-profit association that provides a dynamic environment for identifying business opportunities and building profitable relationships with key leaders in high technology businesses throughout the region. The Forum provides a business environment that embraces entrepreneurial and established technology businesses by supporting, promoting, and connecting entrepreneurial activities in the region.

Dr. Reed is the head of the Potter Anderson’s intellectual property transactional and counseling practice. Though she counsels in all aspects of intellectual property, she focuses her practice on patents related to biotechnological inventions in food, medicine and agriculture. Her clients span a variety of industries and include large and small pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, agricultural and food companies, and academic institutions. she has extensive experience in domestic and foreign patent prosecution, patent portfolio management and strategic planning, evaluation of new technology, drafting of license and other commercialization agreements, conducting and responding to due diligence inquiries, and preparation of opinions on patentability, infringement and freedom to operate.

In addition to her law degree, Reed holds a Ph.D. in biochemistry and a Master’s degree in plant pathology. Prior to entering patent law, she accumulated ten years of laboratory experience in biochemistry, molecular biology and plant physiology/pathology, in graduate-level research and as a visiting postdoctoral research scientist at DuPont.

For more information, visit the Tech Forum’s website.