Insights: News Releases Kilpatrick Townsend’s Jamie Graham Named Chair of the Board of Advisors of the Georgia BioEd Institute

ATLANTA (February 18) – Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today that Jamie Graham has been named Chair of the Board of Advisors of the Georgia BioEd Institute (GaBioEd).

GaBioEd efforts were established in 2007 by Georgia Bio, the state’s biotechnology and medtech trade organization, and formalized in 2013 as a separate institute. GaBioEd is a 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit organization committed to Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math education with a focus in biotechnology and medtech in Georgia through school programs, workforce training, and lifelong learning. Serving as a link between education, industry, and government, GaBioEd is working to ensure Georgia’s biotechnology and medtech sectors have an appropriately trained workforce to meet the growing employment needs.

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Ms. Graham is the Co-Chair of the firm's Health and Life Sciences team. She focuses her practice on intellectual property issues involving biological and chemical technologies. Ms. Graham conducts domestic and foreign biological and chemical patent prosecution, particularly in the areas of biotechnology, diagnostics, isolation and purification methodology, immunology and pharmaceuticals. She renders patentability, patent validity and freedom-to-operate opinions; performs intellectual property due diligence; and provides advice to clients regarding various aspects of intellectual property, including inventorship determinations, licensing, transactions, pre-litigation and litigation strategies. Ms. Graham has provided intellectual property advice and services to universities, large corporations, small start-up companies and government entities and has been awarded federal and state contracts for patent legal services.

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