Derek has 20 years of intellectual property experience. Prior to joining Schwabe, he was a Senior Corporate Paralegal at Nike. He has also held a Patent Prosecution Paralegal position with OHSU and a Corporate/Patent Paralegal position with Intel.
Derek has been responsible for managing large technical patent portfolios and has helped develop patent acquisition programs. He has experience in licensing departments with major universities in Oregon and Ohio. Derek also possesses a wide range of experience with legal and business issues impacting high technology and healthcare.
- Portland State UniversityBachelor of Science degree, Political Science