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Pauline Farmer-Koppenol

Associate General Counsel - Patents Clinical Diagnostics Group, Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.

Pauline Farmer-Koppenol is Associate General Counsel – Patents for Bio-Rad Laboratories’ Clinical Diagnostics Group. In that role she manages CDG’s patent portfolio which covers instruments, diagnostic assays and controls. In addition, she advises the research and development units on intellectual property matters generally and negotiates research-related agreements as well as patent licenses. Prior to joining Bio-Rad in 2014, Pauline was an associate at Fenwick & West LLP where she represented life science and software clients. Her practice at Fenwick ranged from patent prosecution, patent portfolio analysis, intellectual property strategy counseling and negotiating research agreements and patent licenses. Pauline has a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School, an M.S. in Chemistry from the University of Michigan, and a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Florida. She is admitted to practice in the State of California, before the United States Patent and Trademark Office as well as the Supreme Court of the United States.

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