Yury M. Colton, Ph.D.
Yury Colton is an associate in Stoel Rives' Technology & Intellectual Property practice group. He specializes in U.S. and foreign patent preparation and prosecution. His experience includes intellectual property counseling, due diligence for the transfer of patent rights, intellectual property litigation support and opinion letters regarding patent invalidity and enforceability. Yury has represented various corporate, university and independent clients.
With a Ph.D. in molecular genetics, Yury has particular expertise in the life sciences industry in areas such as biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, chemistry, vaccines, gene therapy, proteins, and medical and mechanical devices.
Professional Honors & Activities
- Semifinalist, 2004, Best Appellant Brief, 2005, AIPLA's Giles S. Rich Western Regional Moot Court Competition, San Francisco
- Training grant, National Institutes of Health
- Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
- Member, American Bar Association
- "Candidate Gene Analysis for Vector Competence in Aedes aegypti," Annual Meeting for the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Atlanta, Georgia, 2001
- "Natural Skip Oviposition of the Mosquito Aedes aegypti," Washington, D. C., 2000
- "RFLP Analysis of Natural Skip Oviposition in Aedes aegypti on the Island of Trinidad, West Indies," Biology of Disease Vectors, Colorado State University, 2000
- Coauthor, "Commercialization of Intellectual Property Assets," Doing Business in Washington State: A Guide for Foreign Business and Investment, published by the WSBA, 2010
- "Natural Skip Oviposition of the Mosquito Aedes aegypti Indicated by Codominant Genetic Markers," primary author, Medical and Veterinary Entomology 17:2, Jun. 2003
- "Plasmodium Falciparum: Continuous Culture in a Defined Culture Medium," primary author, Brigham Young University Undergraduate Research Journal, 1995-1996
- Brigham Young University J. Reuben Clark Law School, J.D., 2005
- University of Notre Dame, Ph.D., molecular genetics, 2002
- Brigham Young University, B.S., microbiology, chemistry (minor), 1997
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- Utah Supreme Court
- U.S. District Court of Utah
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office