The IAS 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.

John Shih

Director of Patent Prosecution Management

Phone: (510) 587-6034

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Vanessa Owens-Collins

Prosecution Assistant

Phone: (510) 587-6074

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Lagreeh Flores

Senior Prosecution Analyst

Phone: (510) 587-6069

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Christine Tabisaura

Prosecution Assistant

Phone: (510) 587-6058

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Jerina LaBat

Senior Prosecution Analyst

Phone: (510) 587-6042

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Intellectual property group

Office of General Counsel

Advises the university on IP matters, including collaborations, transactions, policy, consultations and dispute resolution.