Stephanie Villano, Ph.D.
Dr. Villano is a patent agent with more than a decade of research and intellectual property portfolio development experience. With a background in physical chemistry, she handles all aspects of domestic and international patent prosecution across a range of technologies.
Stephanie’s practice includes counseling clients through patent preparation and prosecution, due diligence, and portfolio analysis projects with a particular focus on developing and implementing commercialization plans. She has a specific focus on chemistry and chemical engineering products including electrochemical devices, membranes, polymers, deposition and etching processes, and chemical reactors. She regularly works with individual inventors, publicly funded companies, nonprofit research institutes, and universities at all stages of portfolio development.
Before joining Sheridan Ross, Stephanie worked at the University of Colorado – Boulder’s Technology Transfer Office where she managed a broad, complex portfolio of chemistry and chemical engineering related technologies. She also previously worked as a Research Assistant Professor with the Colorado School of Mines where she developed systematic rate rules for use in low-temperature combustion modeling studies. Stephanie received her bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from the University of Colorado-Denver and her doctoral degree in Physical Chemistry from the University of Colorado – Boulder.