Jeanette Kuhn, Ph. D


Four Seagate
Eighth Floor
Toledo, Ohio 43604


Jeanette Kuhn, Ph.D., is a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property group and focuses her practice on work relating to the biosciences and advising universities regarding intellectual property matters.  She has experience in all aspects of intellectual property law, including U.S. and foreign patent and trademark prosecution, IP ownership and licensing, plant and design patents, Bayh-Dole compliance, “tech transfer,” and preparation of opinions on a wide-range of intellectual property matters. 

Jeanette’s unique background in molecular and cellular developmental neurobiology allows her to bring high-level technical expertise to her bioscience and university patent prosecution practice.  She serves a diverse client base including Fortune 500 companies, universities, and start-up ventures.  

Representative Matters

  • Managed patent prosecution for a very high value invention in the medical field
  • Advised small corporate client regarding seed pathogen testing
  • Drafted framework for a university to allow employee-inventor to pursue commercialization of invention using outside venture funds


J.D., 2010, cum laude, University of Toledo
Ph.D., 2005, Columbia University
A.B., Biology, 1994, Smith College


United States Patent and Trademark Office