Todd North

Todd North

Patent Portfolio Manager

Todd North manages all aspects of patent strategy and patent preparation and prosecution for life science related technologies. As part of the Center for Commercialization (C4C) team Todd works closely with UW researchers, C4C technology and licensing managers, and outside counsel to obtain solid patent protection for UW technologies. Prior to joining C4C, Todd spent five years working as a patent attorney focusing on assisting commercial and academic clients protect their life science, chemical, and medical device technologies. Todd earned a B.S. in Molecular Biology from Brigham Young University, an M.S. in Molecular Biology from the University of Oregon, and a J.D. from California Western School of Law. Todd has significant technical experience in the life science fields, having spent over five years researching molecular and cellular process in both academic and commercial research centers. Todd’s academic research involved a broad range of technologies aimed at investigating the molecular and genetic pathways of oxygen homeostasis.