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The Advanced Guide to Understanding the Unified Patent Court (UPC) and Unitary Patent (UP) Under the European Patent System
Later this year the Unified Patent Court (UPC) and Unitary Patent (UP) will come into effect, which will impact all users of the European patent system. This webinar will provide an overview of the new legal system and strategic considerations.
Prior Art & White Space Analytics
Prior art and white space analytics are a lesser known analytics discipline, but are very powerful when executed correctly. This program will discuss these and how they are prepared.
5 Patent Prosecution Tips for Polymer Tech
Obtaining patent protection for inventions including chemical features has important differences from other subject matter. Learn how to maximize your chances of obtaining broad protection.

Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner

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Overview
Overview

Janal M. Kalis is a Principal and registered patent attorney with expertise in chemical engineering, chemical and mechanical patent law, including extensive experience drafting and prosecuting patents for chemical engineering processes, food products, cosmetics, coatings, and medical devices throughout the world. Janal received a B.S. in biochemistry from the University of Minnesota as well as a B.S.Ch.E. in chemical engineering from the University of Minnesota. She received her law degree from the University of Utah. Prior to entering law school, Janal worked for many years as a research scientist in the area of virology and as a chemical engineer in the electrical utility industry. Janal has significant experience in counseling clients on the development and enforcement of their intellectual property portfolios. She also has experience in the preparation and negotiation of contracts for technology licensing and joint development.

Education
Education

University of Utah College of Law 
Salt Lake City, UT, 1991, J.D.

University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN, 1979, B.S.Ch.E.
Major: Chemical Engineering

University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN, 1973, B.S.
Major: Biochemistry

Bar Admissions & Associations
Bar Admissions & Associations

Bar Admissions
Minnesota
U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Associations
American Intellectual Property Law Association