Cindy Pedersen

Patent Manager

Cindy joined CSU Ventures in 2007 and is the Patent Manager. She has more than 30 years of legal experience in large and small private practice law firms in the areas of intellectual property prosecution, corporate, business and litigation. She is responsible for overseeing all aspects of patent and trademark prosecution, maintaining all CSU issued patents, Bayh-Dole government compliance reporting, managing the patent budget, and assisting in the management of all commercialization agreements.

She works closely with outside patent counsel, licensing managers, sponsored research providers, academic institutions and CSU inventors and startup companies. Cindy is a graduate of Madison Business College, WI.