Released Inventions

Patent Prosecution and IP Counseling

2649 Old Norcross Rd.            Brett B. Bartel                            404-550-9719
Tucker, GA 30084                                                                          


2006 - 2009          J.D., College of Law, Georgia State University 
                                       Emphasis: Patent Law (Drafting and Licensing), IP, and Biotechnology Law

2004 - 2005          M.S., Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology
                                       Emphasis: Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Genetics, and Biochemistry

1997 - 2003          B.S., Microbiology, Brigham Young University

Admitted to Practice

2009            Georgia Bar
2005            United States Patent and Trademark Office (Reg. No. 58,494)

Work Experience

PROSECUTION: Review Invention Disclosures and Perform Prior Art Searches, Meet with Inventors and Attorneys, Draft Patent Applications (Biotech, Medical Device, Simple Pharmaceuticals), Participate in Examiner Interviews; Draft Responses to Office Actions; and Prepare Information Disclosure Statements

LITIGATION SUPPORT: Research Legal Issues, Assist in Drafting Motions and Other Legal Memos, Document Review

OTHER TRANSACTIONAL: Draft Material Transfer Agreements, Review Licensing Agreements, Prepare Documents for Trademark Filings, Bayh-Doyle Compliance

IP/Legal Experience

11/2008 - 02/2009    Pabst Patent Group, Atlanta, GA. Patent Agent (Part-time)
05/2008 - 08/2008    Gardner Groff P.C., Atlanta, GA. Summer Associate/Patent Agent
08-2006 - 12/2007    Office of Legal Affairs / Technology Commercialization,
                               Georigia State Universirty, Atlanta, GA., Graduate Research Assistant
01/2006 - 08/2006    Office of Technology Commercialization, Georgia State
                               University, Atlanta, GA. Intellectual Property

Biology Work Experience

2004-05   Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; Teachers Assistant
2004        Sorenson Genomics, Salt Lake City, UT; Lab Assistant, PCR and DNA extraction
2003        Myriad Genetics, Salt Lake City, UT; Data Analyst Analyze BRCA1 sequences
2003        Richards Microbiology Lab, Pleasant Grove, UT; Lab Technician

Publications / Professional Associations / Conferences and Seminars
2009           Co-Author, Amicus Brief for the Supreme Court: In re Bilski, Aug. 7, 2009
2009           Co-Author, "Evolution of the IP Market", Intellectual Asset Management, Sept./Oct.

2007-09      AIPLA Moot Court Team - Regional Semifinalist and Best Appellee Brief

           PLI Developments in Pharmaceutical and Biotech Patent Law 
2008           PLI Fundamentals of Patent Prosecution: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing
2008           PLI Patent Litigation

Activities, Skills, and Interests
2001-2003    BYU Racquetball Team, 2003 National Champions
1998-2000    Missionary, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; Santiago, Chile

Proficient in Spanish; Running (St. George Marathon, Disney World Half Marathon), Wakeboarding, Racquetball, Snow skiing, Rock climbing, Guitar