(July 28, 2020…Phoenix, AZ) The law firm of Burch & Cracchiolo today announced that Susan E. (Sue) Chetlin has been selected to be a TGen Ambassador. Currently, TGen is on the forefront of the battle to contain COVID-19 through testing, contact tracing, and assisting in the development of drug therapies and a vaccine that could help the immune system develop antibodies to fend off the infection.
"Burch and Cracchiolo have been great supporters of TGen's research and we are honored to add Sue Chetlin to the TGen Ambassadors roster," comments Dean Ballard, Director of Development for the TGen Foundation. TGen Ambassadors are a new generation of innovators taking up the mantle of leadership that propels the TGen vision forward. An invitation-only network of working professionals and emerging leaders, TGen Ambassadors make an annual monetary gift, but their commitment goes beyond philanthropy to advocacy within their networks and beyond.
Chetlin has extensive experience in intellectual property protection and enforcement strategies for business, which is informed by many years of experience in IP and commercial litigation. She has represented clients in a wide variety of businesses and industries, including mining, equipment repair and manufacturing, robotics, insulation, geospatial technologies, autonomous systems, materials handling and transportation, armor and online businesses. Technical fields include: chemical compositions and processes, chemical processes for extractive metallurgy, nanotechnology, metal powders, geospatial and radar imagery, geopositioning systems, path planning, robotics, linear synchronous motor systems, non-destructive testing systems, radiation detection systems, renewable energy, water filtration, film coating systems and computer-software implemented methods.
Chetlin received her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1984 and her A.B. from Princeton University, The Woodrow Wilson School in 1979. She is a Best Lawyer in America and has been named an IP Star by Managing IP Magazine 2013-2020 . Most recently, she was named a 2020 “Most Influential Women in Business” by the Arizona Business Magazine.
The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), is a non-profit genomics research institute based in Phoenix, Arizona. TGen seeks to employ genetic discoveries to improve disease outcomes by developing smarter diagnostics and targeted therapeutics.
About Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A.
Now with 41 attorneys, Burch & Cracchiolo is one of the Southwest's premier law firms. The firm was founded 50 years ago by Haze Burch and Dan Cracchiolo. Today the firm’s lawyers are among the most highly regarded and recognized leaders in the areas of business and corporate law, commercial litigation, construction, criminal defense, estate and wealth preservation, family law, finance, intellectual property, labor and employment, personal injury and insurance defense, real estate and taxation.