Karen Ohlfest

Technology Portfolio Manager & Intellectual Property Officer

Karen Ohlfest manages intellectual property in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and veterinary fields. She joined Technology Commercialization in 2013 after working as a patent attorney for seven years at Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.

Karen began her career in life sciences conducting molecular biology research for several years at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Karen has a B.S. in zoology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison; a Ph.D. in molecular, cellular, developmental biology and genetics from the University of Minnesota; and a J.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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