Andrea Blecken

Andrea Blecken

Andrea is an assistant professor, patent attorney, and scientist with wide-ranging experience in drug research and development, technology licensing, legal compliance, and patent prosecution. Prior to teaching, she worked in technology transfer at Stanford University and in preclinical drug development at Essential Therapeutics, Inc.

Andrea currently works at CareDx, Inc., a transplant care company.


J.D., Concord Law School
M.B.A., Finance & Entrepreneurship, San Jose State University Lucas School of Business
Ph.D., Pharmacology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
M.S., Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany

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Technology Licensing Spring 2021