Brandon Blackwell works on domestic and international patent issues for clients in academia and industry. He helps clients build and maintain patent portfolios, and implement patent strategies that help them achieve their business goals. Brandon’s practice focuses on patent prosecution, post-grant activities, freedom to operate and validity opinions, IP transactions and agreements, and portfolio management strategy.
Brandon has handled intellectual property matters dealing with a number of technologies, including chemical processing and manufacturing, energy storage devices, environmental technologies including carbon emissions mitigation and water desalination, optical devices, semiconductor device processing and packaging, metallurgical compositions, and composite materials.
Brandon’s doctoral work focused on designing, fabricating, and testing a microfluidic fuel processor for portable power generation using MEMS fabrication techniques. He attended the David H. Koch School of Chemical Engineering Practice where he worked for General Mills and Johns Manville. Prior to graduate school, Brandon also designed a unique emissions capture system for a Fortune 50 pharmaceutical company.
12:00 PM–12:45 PM Dec 3, 2019