Intellectual Property Licensing

Janine AndersonJA 2010

Director, IP & Licensing
(617) 358-0238 jandersn@bu.edu button-linkedin

Ms. Anderson joined the Technology Development Office at Boston University in 1998 and is currently responsible for management of all the day-to-day operations of the Boston University’s intellectual property portfolio. Prior to joining Boston University, Ms. Anderson was a Patent Paralegal for Polaroid Corporation where she spent 28 years supporting their worldwide patent portfolio.  She also assumed responsibility for supporting the Polaroid worldwide trademark portfolio.  During her career at Polaroid, Ms. Anderson worked closely with the legendary Dr. Edwin Land who was awarded 533 patents in his lifetime. Ms. Anderson also provided substantial in-house support to the landmark patent infringement lawsuit with Eastman Kodak Company which resulted in a judgment of almost $1 billion to Polaroid Corporation.

Ms. Anderson earned her certification as a Paralegal from Boston University.

Elizabeth Carlson, J.D.Elizabeth Photo for Website

Licensing Director, Life Sciences
(617) 358-4208 carlsone@bu.edu button-linkedin

Ms. Carlson joined the Technology Development Office at Boston University in March 2011 and is currently responsible for all transactional work related to the life sciences intellectual property portfolio. Prior to joining Boston University, Ms. Carlson worked as an Associate Counsel in Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Office of General Counsel, where she was responsible for advising on a wide range of intellectual property and research matters. Before that, Ms. Carlson had been an Industry Agreement Associate with Massachusetts General Hospital’s Office of Corporate Sponsored Research and Licensing, where she handled various research, licensing and other technology transfer matters. Ms. Carlson has also been an associate attorney in several law firms and advised clients in the areas of intellectual property and corporate transactions.

Ms. Carlson graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and received her Juris Doctor degree from Boston University School of Law.  Ms. Carlson is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

John Turi, J.D.

Licensing Director, Physical Sciencesphoto copy
(617) 358-5841 jturi@bu.edu button-linkedin

Mr. Turi joined the Technology Development Office at Boston University in 2011 and is currently responsible for all transactional work related to the physical sciences intellectual property portfolio. Prior to joining Boston University, Mr. Turi worked as a Project Manager for Edgewater Technology, an innovative technology management consulting firm where he led custom development, integration and implementation engagements for multiple Fortune 100 clients. Prior to that, Mr. Turi was a technical software architect and lead developer successfully spanning both the government and commercial consulting sectors.