Agnes Rooke, Esq., M.S.
Attorney At Law, Of Counsel
Ms. Rooke has more than 17 years of work experience in intellectual property including patent prosecution, technology transfer, and licensing. She has been working in the technology transfer and advancement office at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for over 11 years where her responsibilities include drafting and negotiating wide array of transactional agreements including licensing terms with global pharmaceutical companies and academia.
Prior to joining NIH, she served as a Patent Examiner at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for over 4 years where she examined patent applications in inorganic and organic chemistry and biotechnology (Technology Center 1600). Accordingly, Ms. Rooke has ample knowledge of the patent filing process (both domestic and abroad), as well as extensive patent examination experience involving analyzing prosecution strategies.
She is an author or coauthor of several scientific research publications in peer-reviewed journals. Her publications cover topics in organic chemistry and molecular biology. She is a recipient of numerous awards and possesses extensive experience in drafting and negotiating complicated transactional agreements involving research consortia, intellectual property, and data rights.
J.D., Chicago-Kent College of Law
M.S. in biochemistry and molecular bology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
B.S. in chemistry, University of Arkansas
State of Washington