Knowledge Transfer Office
The 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.
Kimberly Jones-RossAssociate Director
Phone: (510) 987-9201
Jerina LaBatPatent Prosecution Lead
Phone: (510) 587-6042
Christine TabisauraProsecution Assistant
Phone: (510) 587-6058
Vanessa CollinsProsecution Assistant
Phone: (510) 587-6074
Advises the university on IP matters, including collaborations, transactions, policy, consultations and dispute resolution.