GENERAL COUNSEL AT WARF
Stephanie Adamany serves as General Counsel of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF), a nonprofit, mission-driven organization that has supported scientific research within the UW–Madison community for more than 90 years. WARF partners with university researchers to advance and commercialize their discoveries through IP protection and licensing and provides grants back to UW–Madison to continue the cycle of innovation. Adamany has two decades of legal experience focused on patent, trademark, copyright, with an emphasis on IP transactions and high stakes patent litigation, prosecution, and corporate matters. Prior to joining WARF in 2006, she worked as an intellectual property litigation associate at Robins Kaplan LLP and Kinney and Lange P.A. in Minneapolis.
She holds a J.D. from UW–Madison, an M.S. in biological science from Florida Atlantic University and a B.S. in biology from the University of Minnesota and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent Office.
Ms. Adamany also serves on the Board of Advisors for LevelSet Capital, which provides capital to universities and research institutions for investments into their patented technology and associated startups.