Chemistry Graduate Student Organization "Beyond the PhD Webinar" with Theresa Wen

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Theresa A. Wen is the founding director of WenTek Global, LLC a full-service firm that
allows her to practice and provide technical expertise to IP law firms. She represents a
new emerging field of high technology complex intellectual property consultants, as a
cross-discipline translator in convergent sciences, the legal environment, and the allianceof business and marketing strategies. Dr. Wen earned her B.S. in Biochemistry from UCLA, and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from USC (’90). Following a postdoc at UCLA, in 1994, she switched fields to intellectual property law, serving first as a technical consultant at Sheldon & Mak, and then at Robbins Berliner & Carson, LLP. Her expertise is in
worldwide patent procurement, including all aspects of intellectual property analysis,
encompassing a convergence of science fields and spanning a broad array of industries. Dr. Wen continued her work with the firm of Irell & Manella, LLP where her emphasis was in complex high-technology litigation. In addition to her science and IP endeavors, Dr. Wen has also freelanced as a public relations/marketing consultant for various firms.

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Lecture / Talk / Workshop


Students, Faculty/Staff


University Park Campus



Department of Chemistry
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