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Evan Speciale is a graduate of the James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona. He obtained a B.S. in Biochemistry from Arizona State University in May 2014. At Law School, Evan was particularly involved in the University of Arizona’s Tech Launch program as a Tech Transfer Student Fellow. In this role, he researched the patent and market landscape for University-funded discoveries and inventions. He also interned at Calimmune Inc., where he worked with in-house counsel to develop filing systems for patents and trademarks, organized the patent backlog, and developed a system for projecting patent costs for domestic and international filings. Evan is proficient in cyberlaw and intellectual property law, especially patents and trademarks. He was a founding member and Chief Publications Editor of the Arizona Journal of Emerging Technologies.

Education

The University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law, Tucson, AZ

Juris Doctor, May 2017

  • Journal: Arizona Law Journal of Emerging Technologies, Chief Legal Editor 2015-2016,

Chief Publication Editor 2016-2017, Founding Member

  • Honors:      Dean’s List Fall 2014, Spring 2015
  • Courses:       Patent Law; Patent Litigation; Patent Practice; IP Survey; Cyberlaw;

Trademarks

  • Activities:     AIPLA Giles Sutherland Rich Moot Court Competition; Arizona

Intellectual Property and Cyberlaw Society, Co-Vice President 2015 – 2016, Fundraising Chair 2014 – 2015

                                

Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

Bachelors of Science in Biochemistry, May 2014, Cum Laude,

  • Honors: Dean’s List Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013
  • Courses: Biochemistry; Biophysical Chemistry; Physical Chemistry; Cell Biology

 

Legal Experience

Calimmune Inc., Tucson, AZ

Legal Intern, August 2016 – May 2017

Worked with in-house counsel to develop filing system for patents and trademarks; organized patent backlog. Developed system for projecting patent costs for domestic and international filings. Developed in-house training presentations on patents and trademarks.

 

Tech Launch Arizona, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Tech Transfer Student Fellow, March 2015 – November 2016

Researched patent and market landscape for University-funded discoveries and inventions. Assessed inventions in fields of medical, health, life, plant sciences, chemistry, and biochemistry.

 

IP & Entrepreneurship Clinic, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Participant, Spring 2016 – Spring 2017

Under supervision of Prof. Allan Sternstein, assisted clients with variety of IP and business formation needs, including patent drafting and filing, trademark filing, drafting and reviewing employment agreements, NDAs, bylaws, and organizing documents. Participant in the USPTO Law School Clinic Certification Program; Limited Registration No. L-4,913.