Shen Yan, J.D.

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Shen Yan, J.D.

Director of Intellectual Property

Shen joined Skysong Innovations in May 2017 and serves as Associate Director of Intellectual Property Services. As a registered patent attorney, he works closely with faculty and pursues legal protection for ASU innovation in the Physical Sciences space.

Prior to joining the Skysong Innovations team, he worked in private practice primarily handling patent prosecution matters. He is also well versed in other areas of IP law, including trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. Prior to practicing law, he worked as an engineer for Intel Corp. and then as a software developer for a startup company.

Shen holds a B.S.E. in computer engineering from ASU and a J.D. from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at ASU.

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Januk Aggarwal, M.Sc.

Director of Intellectual Property

Don Avery

IP Paralegal

Jordan Bell, Ph.D.

Manager of Intellectual Property

Katherine (Katie) Grasso Bensalah, Ph.D.

Manager of Intellectual Property

Karintha (Kari) Buice

Executive Admin

Augustine V. Cheng, J.D.

CEO and Chief Legal Officer

Krysta Flores

Project Coordinator

Todd Glenn, J.D.

Senior Associate General Counsel

Jovan Heusser, M.B.A.

Director of Licensing and Business Development

Charlie Lewis

Vice President of Venture Development and Physical Sciences

Jessica Mandl

Director of Operations and IP Paralegal

Mason McCarty, J.D.

Assistant General Counsel

Sammy Mikhail

Compliance and Agreement Specialist

Lisa Nolan

Senior Accountant

Nicole Reilly

Vice President of Finance and Human Resources

Kyle N. Siegal, M.S., J.D.

Senior Vice President and Chief Patent Counsel

Patricia Stepp, Ph.D.

Director of Intellectual Property

Joynita Sur

Senior Licensing and Business Development Associate

CJ Washington

IP Assistant

Shen Yan, J.D.

Director of Intellectual Property

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