Karen Imgrund Deak
Concurrent Assistant Professor of Law
Assistant Professor of the Practice, Special Professional Faculty
Office: 1190 Eck Hall of Law
After earning her Ph.D. in Genetics from the University of Chicago, Dr. Deak joined the patent prosecution group of Sonnenschein Nath and Rosenthal. She joined the firm as a patent scientist; passed the patent bar and became a patent agent. Her practice included work with all stages of the patent lifecycle for biotech clients, and included work on medical diagnostic tests, agricultural products, pharmaceuticals, medical devices and industrial products. Dr. Deak performed patentability, due diligence, and freedom-to-operate analyses; and actively participated in the drafting and prosecution of both U.S. and international patent applications.
Phone: 574. 631.6695