DR. SUSAN F. HUDACHEK is a patent agent with technical expertise in the areas of biotechnology and pharmaceuticals. Her practice focuses on all aspects of domestic and foreign patent prosecution as well as due diligence reviews, valuation of patents and technologies, and strategic management of patent portfolios.
Prior to commencing her legal career, Susan completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Colorado State University's Animal Cancer Center, during which she was funded by the Department of Defense's Breast Cancer Research Program to study population-based predictions of potential drug interactions in adjuvant breast cancer therapy. Susan earned both a Master of Science and Doctorate from the Cell and Molecular Biology Program at Colorado State University with focuses on basic as well as translational science. For these degrees, her research encompassed seasonal, tissue-specific regulation of AKT/protein kinase B and glycogen synthase in hibernators and ovine pulmonary adenocarcinoma as an animal model for human lung adenocarcinoma respectively.
She currently specializes in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications in cell and molecular biology, chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacology, microbiology, immunology, virology, diagnostic methods and devices, and therapeutic methods and devices.