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Klarquist Sparkman, LLP Announces Two New Partners

Klarquist Sparkman, LLP is pleased to announce that Susan W. Graf, Ph.D., and Gregory K. Scott, Ph.D., have been named its newest partners effective January 2018.

Susan W. Graf, Ph.D., specializes in biotechnical and medical patent applications, with a focus on the preparation and prosecution of U.S., international, and foreign patent applications. Dr. Graf also prepares legal opinions, including patentability, invalidity, infringement/non-infringement, and freedom-to-operate opinions. She has extensive research experience in the fields of cell and molecular biology, biochemistry, and genetics, including clinical diagnostics. Additionally, Dr. Graf prepares and prosecutes trademark applications. Dr. Graf received her J.D., summa cum laude, from Lewis and Clark College of Law and her Ph.D. in Cell Biology from Duke University.

Gregory K. Scott, Ph.D., prepares and prosecutes U.S., foreign, and international patent applications. Dr. Scott’s practice emphasis is in biotechnology, including applications relating to biochemistry, molecular genetics, virology, immunology, neurobiology, pharmaceuticals, cellular imaging, and bioinformatics. Additionally, Dr. Scott advises clients about patentability, inventorship, freedom-to-operate, and strategic product development. Dr. Scott received his J.D., cum laude, from Lewis and Clark College of Law and his Ph.D. in Neuroscience from OHSU.