Rose Law Group taps Kapteyn to head intellectual property department

Rose Law Group is announcing Jeremy Kapteyn as the chair of the firm’s intellectual property law department.

Jeremy Kapteyn

Jeremy Kapteyn

At RLG, Mr. Kapteyn will lead intellectual property matters involving cannabis industry-related technical innovation and branding in Arizona’s first intellectual property practice concentrating on IP issues in the cannabis industry, according to a press release.

Prior to joining Rose Law Group, Mr. Kapteyn worked as an intellectual property attorney at Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. from 2011 to 2016, where he provided clients with intellectual property procurement and strategic counseling services.

Mr. Kapteyn graduated from the James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona in 2011. Kapteyn earned his Ph.D. in Plant Biology from Purdue University in 2003.

After earning his doctorate, Mr. Kapteyn conducted postdoctoral research at the University of Arizona’s Department of Plant Sciences and BIO5 Institute, where he studied specialized plant metabolism. There, his research included genomics-level analyses of plant glandular trichome biochemical pathways responsible for biosynthesis of various natural products.

“Jeremy has one of the most unique backgrounds in our law firm,” said Rose Law Group founder Jordan Rose in a prepared statement.

“We look forward to having him leverage his technical training and intellectual property experience to help our firm’s cannabis industry clients develop intellectual property assets and enhance the value of their businesses.”

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