Susan Rucker

Sr Advisor for IP Transactions (NCI)

Ms. Rucker has over 20 years of experience in intellectual property related matters. Ms. Rucker has worked at the NIH OTT since November of 1991, first as a Patent Advisor and then as a Technology Licensing Specialist (TLS), assuming her position as Senior TLS in September 2005. Prior to joining the Office of Technology Transfer was an examiner at the USPTO for 5 ½ years and was awarded partial signatory authority. Ms. Rucker received her J.D. from the Columbus School of Law at the Catholic University of America (May 1992). Ms Rucker is a member of the Maryland Bar (Dec. 1992). She is registered to practice before the USPTO (April 1992). Ms. Rucker has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and a BS in Microbiology from the University of Maryland College Park.

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