Innovation Alliances & Services
The IAS Patent Prosecution group provides comprehensive patent filing, sponsor reporting and annuity management services to campus clients. They provide database support, licensing/accounting functions and centralized attorney firm retention and coordination support for the Office of General Counsel. This group also coordinates with the Chief Investment Officer of The Regents on the acceptance of equity shares in UC startup companies.
John ShihDirector of Patent Prosecution Management
Phone: (510) 587-6034
Vanessa Owens-CollinsProsecution Assistant
Phone: (510) 587-6074
Lagreeh FloresSenior Prosecution Analyst
Phone: (510) 587-6069
Christine TabisauraProsecution Assistant
Phone: (510) 587-6058
Jerina LaBatSenior Prosecution Analyst
Phone: (510) 587-6042
Advises the university on IP matters, including collaborations, transactions, policy, consultations and dispute resolution.