Insights: News Justin Krieger Appointed to the Board of Trustees of the American Chemical Society's Division of Chemical Education

DENVER (January 7) – Kilpatrick Townsend announced today that Justin Krieger, Managing Partner of the firm’s Denver office, was appointed to the Board of Trustees of the American Chemical Society’s Division of Chemical Education. The appointment is for a three-year term beginning January 1, 2020. 

Founded in 1876 and chartered by the U.S. Congress, the American Chemical Society is the world’s largest scientific society with over 152,000 members in more than 140 countries. As a trusted, authoritative source of scientific information, the American Chemical Society promotes public policies that advance the chemistry enterprise and its practitioners. The organization advocates for innovation, education, sustainability and science in public policy.  

“I am honored by this appointment and looking forward to working with my colleagues to advance our profession by creating new opportunities for education and outreach,” said Mr. Krieger. 

Mr. Krieger has more than 20 years of experience handling patent prosecution and litigation matters, including a highly successful track record challenging and defending patents in Inter Partes Review (IPR) and Post-Grant Review (PGR) proceedings before the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). His technical background includes the chemical, chemical engineering, agrochemical, pharmaceutical, medical device, and consumer product fields. 

Mr. Krieger is a graduate of the College of William and Mary, where he obtained a B.S. in Chemistry, and earned his law degree from the University of Florida College of Law. He was recommended by Legal 500 US in 2018 for Patent Prosecution, and was named a top patent practitioner in 2018 and 2019 by IAM Patent 1000 – The World's Leading Patent Practitioners.



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