NMSU’s College of Engineering welcomes Elizabeth Mata, lawyer at Blanco Ordonez Mata & Wallace, L.P., as the first speaker in the fall Verge Fund Lecture Series in Innovation, Ventures and Entrepreneurship. Her presentation entitled Intellectual Property: A Few Vital Words, will be held in Thomas and Brown Hall Room 104 at 4 p.m. on Friday, September 25.
Mata practiced has patent law for twenty-two years with Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C., an intellectual property law firm based in Concord, Massachusetts. She assisted clients in the biotechnology field, addressing advancements in the areas of molecular, cellular, structural, cell and developmental biology, protein and nucleic acid chemistry, genetics, genomics, epidemiology and biostatistics, pharmaceuticals, proteomics, immunology, assays and diagnostics.
Mata is currently with the El Paso firm of Blanco Ordonez Mata & Wallace, P.C., alongside her husband Rudy, where she works in the firm’s business section in the areas of business organizations and commercial transactions.