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GoldKey Security Corporation

Nethercomm Corp.

Patrick Nunally, Ph.D., IP Licensing Executive

Suresign Corp.

Triantafyllos Tafas, Ph.D., Chief Technology Office & Founder (Ikonisys)

William G. Buehlman, Venture Capitalist



While not members of APFAP, the following have also expressed support for APFAP's effort to close the "integrity loophole" in patent reexamination and post-grant review:

National Small Business Association

Small Business Technology Council

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

David Vitter, former Senator from Louisiana (R-LA)

Paul Michel, former Chief Judge of the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals

Eileen Walker, Chief Executive Officer, Association of University Research Parks

Charles D'Agostino, Executive Director, LSU Innovation Park & Louisiana Business and Technology Center

Howard Bremer, Emeritus Patent Counsel (Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation)

Larry Gilbert, Senior Director, Office of Technology Transfer (California Institute of Technology)

Kenneth G. Preston, Director, Office of Technology Transfor (University of Akron)

Jay Schrankler, Executive Director, Office for Technology Commercialization (University of Minnesota)

Mark Crowell, Executive Director of U. VA Innovation

Bryan Ritchie, Executive Director of Technology & Venture Commercialization (University of Utah)

Michael Batalia, Executive Director of Commercialization (Wake Forest Innovations)

John Weete, Executive Director (Auburn University Research and Technology Foundation)

David Winwood, Chief Executive Officer (University of Alabama-Birmingham Research Foundation)

Nichole Honoree, Director of Research and Economic Development (Louisiana State University System)

Carla Fishman, Assistant to the Vice-President of Academic Affairs (Louisiana State University System)

George Harker, Senior Associate Vice-Chancellor for Technology and Economic Development (University of New Orleans)