Craig Kenesky

Craig Kenesky

Head, NYC office, Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati

Dr. Craig Kenesky is a patent attorney and the head of the life science practice at WSGR in New York. Craig’s practice focuses on taking small life science companies from start up to exit, building an IP estate, and improving the outcomes of technology-driven business deals. Craig regularly works with university spinouts to obtain licenses to valuable technology, and transform laboratory data into an investible company. Craig was trained as an organic, bioorganic, and computational chemist. Craig also teaches a class at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City on how to start, pitch, and finance a successful life science company

J3: Organic Chaotic Innovation

Regatta B/C

Innovation chaos is a result of inserting the organization’s technology-transfer (TT) function into the midst of the process of creating and shaping intellectual property (IP) for commercialization at the earliest possible development stages. Rather than depending on a structured, one-way flow of information from innovators to the TT office and onward, chaotic innovation depends on […]