Houston Methodist Academic Institute

The Office of Technology Transfer Lunch & Learn

Christopher L. Curfman, PhD, and Janell T. Cleveland will present “The Ins and Outs of Patenting Antibodies.” Curfman and Cleveland are patent experts from the office of Meunier Carlin & Curfman LLC and have worked on both antibody and genetic materials cases for Houston Methodist. Curfman has a scientific background in chemistry and pharmaceuticals and can provide guidance on patent prosecution, inventorship, non-infringement and invalidity opinions. Cleveland’s experiences include plant genetics, virology, bioinformatics, proteins, oligonucleotides and signaling pathways as well as in the areas of medical devices and pharmaceuticals.


Christopher L. Curfman PhD
Principal, Meunier Carlin & Curfman LLC

Janell T. Cleveland
Senior Patent Agent
Meunier Carlin & Curfman LLC

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Dial:     +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
877 853 5257 US Toll-free
Meeting ID:     939 9578 6251
Passcode:     531213

Wednesday, December 6 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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