Stacey C. Slater

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EDUCATION
  • J.D., University of Oregon School of Law, 1990
  • Completed course-work and exams required for M.S. in Organic Chemistry, Oregon State University, 1987
  • B.A., magna cum laude in Biochemistry, University of Colorado, Boulder, 1984
BAR ADMISSIONS
  • Oregon, 1990
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (Reg. No. 36,011)
COURT ADMISSIONS
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 1994
HONORS AND AWARDS
  • 2012-2017 The Best Lawyers in America©, Portland, OR, Patent Law
YEAR JOINED FIRM

1990


PRACTICE AREA OVERVIEW

Mr. Slater joined Klarquist in 1990, and practices all aspects of intellectual property law, including patent, trademark, and copyright law.

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

Mr. Slater’s primary experience is in patent prosecution in chemical, biotechnology, and mechanical technologies, with a primary emphasis in preparing U.S. and foreign applications related to pharmaceuticals, drug delivery, and vaccines. Mr. Slater served as the firm’s managing partner from 2010-2011.

PRIOR PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
Teaching assistant, Department of Chemistry | 1987 – 1990

Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
Research Assistant, Dr. J.D. White | 1984 – 1987
Pharmaceutical synthesis; structure determination of protein and natural products; molecular modeling; drug delivery, particularly prodrug synthesis.

University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
Research Assistant, Dr. David M. Walba, Department of Chemistry | 1982 – 1984
Synthesis, structure determination of natural products, and molecular modeling.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
  • Intellectual Property Executive Committee, Oregon State Bar, 1996 – present
  • Former Member, Committee 108, Intellectual Property Law Section, ABA 1994 – 2002
  • Past Chair, Intellectual Property Executive Committee, Oregon State Bar, 2000
  • Past President, Oregon Patent Law Association, 2002
PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS
  • Perri, S.T., Slater, S.C., Toske, S.G., and White, J.D. (1990). Tandem Photochemical Synthesis of N Amino ß lactams From Pyrazolidin-3-Ones. J. Organic Chem., 55:6037 6047.
  • Walba, D.M.; Slater, S.C.; Thurmes, W.N.; Clark, N.A.; Handschy, M.A., and Supon, F. (1986). Design and Synthesis of a New Ferroelectric Liquid Crystal Family. Liquid Crystals Containing a Non Racemic 2 Alkoxy-1 Propoxy Unit. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 108:5210 5221.
  • Presented “Synthetic Approaches to Penicillin” at ACS regional meeting, Portland, Oregon, 1986.
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