As the chief editor of Life Science Leader magazine, Rob develops editorial content in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. The focus of their audience is management level decision makers, such as the c-suite and director level, providing information regarding pre-clinical drug discovery and development up to commercialization. Life Science Leader is a B2B publication having 25,000 subscribers in the U.S. and over 50,000 globally via their digital version. Rob has 17 years of pharmaceutical industry experience in variety of roles, including sales, training, and management with OTC and prescription products, medical device, surgical implants and diagnostic tests. Previous publications primarily focused on the post commercialization aspect of the industry. Additional experience includes serving as a speaker at a variety of international marketing and pharmaceutical conferences.
MIT Technology Review, Susan Young
Susan Young is the biomedicine editor for Technology Review and looks for stories where technology stands to improve human health or advance our understanding of the human condition. She joined Technology Review in March 2012 after a brief stint in the Washington, D.C., news bureau of the scientific journal Nature.
Patent Docs, Kevin Noonan & Don Zuhn
Kevin Noonan has extensive experience in biotechnology and the chemical arts. Dr. Noonan brings more than 10 years of experience as a molecular biologist working on high-technology problems to his legal work. He has wide experience in all aspects of patent prosecution, interference, litigation, and client counseling on validity, infringement, and patenting strategy matters. He represents pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies both large and small, and he is particularly experienced in representing university clients in both patent prosecution and licensing to outside investors.
Don Zuhn has more than a decade of experience in all aspects of patent prosecution, litigation, counseling, and licensing. He represents a variety of clients, including biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies both large and small, and universities.
Don joined MBHB in 1998. He maintained a full-time position as a law clerk while attending law school at night until his graduation in 2002.
Patent Baristas, Stephen Albainy-Jenei
Editor-in-Chief Barista Stephen Albainy-Jenei is the founder and owner of Patent Baristas. He is also a patent attorney and Member of Frost Brown Todd LLC. When not serving up patent chat over a cup of java, he's handling a diverse intellectual property practice in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and chemical fields for leading universities, research hospitals and research institutes, as well as biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies ranging from start-up to Fortune 500 companies. He works closely with biotechnology and emerging growth companies to brew up successful new business models, execute strategic intellectual property protection and litigation, and structure and negotiate technology transactions.
Snapshot, Betsy Raymond Stevenson
RaymondStevenson Healthcare Communications’ client roster includes leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Prior to founding RaymondStevenson in 2007, Betsy worked with Pfizer Inc’s Corporate Communications group, where she developed strategy and directed international and top-tier media relations for the company’s Oncology and Central Nervous System portfolios and served as media counsel for Pfizer’s Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President Worldwide Development. Betsy led the team that developed Pfizer’s U.S. Research and Development communications and re-branding strategies for the company’s Warner-Lambert merger and Pharmacia acquisition.
Trade Secrets, Brady Huggett
Brady Huggett is Managing Editor for BioWorld Today, BioWorld Financial Watch, BioWorld Week and BioWorld International, and serves as overseer for the organization's sourcebooks and BioWorld Phase III Report.
Xconomy, Luke Timmerman
Luke is an award-winning journalist specializing in life sciences. Before joining Xconomy, he was the U.S. biotechnology reporter for Bloomberg News, based in San Francisco. There, he led coverage of major medical meetings and broke news about the industry’s top companies. His stories appeared in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, and International Herald Tribune. Before that, his passionate coverage of biotechnology won many awards for The Seattle Times.