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Judy Jarecki-Black, Ph.D.

Judy Jarecki-Black, Ph.D.

Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health
Head, Patent Prosecution and Patent Litigation
Duluth, GA, USA

DR. JUDY JARECKI-BLACK is Global Head of the Intellectual Property Department at Merial Limited, the Animal Health Division of Sanofi. Dr. Jarecki-Black is admitted to the state bars of Georgia and South Carolina, and is admitted to practice before several federal courts including the United States Supreme Court. Her background includes over 20 years' experience as a researcher in developing human and animal vaccines against infectious diseases, including developing and licensing the recombinant Lyme (OspA) vaccine. It was her work on the recombinant Lyme vaccine that first introduced her to patent law and inspired her to get a legal degree at the Georgia State University, College of Law. Since 2002, Dr. Black has been responsible for the maintenance and enforcement of Merial's global patent portfolio. Her department obtains patent protection, generates patentability and freedom-to-operate opinions, and conducts due diligence for a variety of licensing opportunities. Dr. Jarecki-Black is also responsible for global patent litigation and leads the trial team on all patent cases.
Judy Jarecki-Black, Ph.D. is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Authors and Inventors - Patent Fundamentals Bootcamp 2018: An Introduction to Patent Drafting, Prosecution, and Litigation, Tuesday, May 08, 2018
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Patent Fundamentals Bootcamp 2019: An Introduction to Patent Drafting, Prosecution, and Litigation, Wednesday, June 12, 2019, New York, NY

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