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Master of IP Management & Markets Alumni

Meet the Class of 2012

Waseem Mateen

Waseem Mateen

  • B.A. Psychology, Benedictine University
  • J.D. Candidate 2012, Valparaiso University School of Law
Waseem has an array of business experiences that he brings to his IPMM studies. Following graduation, he plans to pursue a career as an IP strategist.

Neeti Mitra

Neeti Mitra

  • B.S. Zoology, University of Delhi
  • M.S. Bioinformatics, Amity Institute of Biotechnology
  • M.S. Environmental Studies, Sikkim Manipal University
  • Registered Patent Agent
Neeti has four years of IP work experience in India's leading bio-pharma and law firms. After gaining expertise in patent prosecution and IP searching and analysis, she is leveraging her skills in IP and technology licensing. Her goal is to become an IP management and licensing expert.

Christopher Nunley

Christopher Nunley

  • B.S. Sports Marketing and Management, Indiana University
  • M.A. Sports Administration, Valparaiso University
  • J.D. (2011), Valparaiso University School of Law
Christopher has experience in Sports Law and has acted as a consultant on trademark matters. Upon completion of the IPMM program, he plans to pursue a career in Intellectual Property in either a legal or non-legal capacity.

Oksana Savych

Oksana Savych

  • B.A. English Language and Literature, Ternopil Experimental Institute of Pedagogical Education
  • Certificate in Paralegal Studies, Roosevelt University
  • Working as a paralegal
Oksana is an experienced paralegal in the pharmaceutical and aviation fields. She believes the ability to manage and understand the value of intellectual assets will make her more marketable in the IP field and to companies who own IP assets.

Atinuke Sode

Atinuke Sode

  • B.A. English Literature, Barry University
Prior to entering the IPMM program, Atinuke worked as a legal assistant with a wide range of responsibilities. Following graduation, she hopes to work in the not-for-profit sector advising communities on the importance of protecting their cultural marks.

Mar Tenas i Bastida

Mar Tenas i Bastida

  • B.A. Music Education, Conservatorio Profesional de Musica (Zaragoza, Spain)
  • B.A. Performance, Rotterdam Conservatory (Rotterdam, The Netherlands)
  • PM.Mus. Violin Performance, Roosevelt University
  • Certificate of Paralegal Studies (Honors), Roosevelt University
  • (working as a paralegal/contracts analyst)
A classically trained violinist, Mar currently works for Trustwave Holdings, Inc., an information security and technology company. She is excited to learn the legal and business implications of IP management. Originally from Barcelona, she enjoys architechure, design and films.

Sandra Thompson

Sandra Thompson

  • B.S. Engineering, University of Michigan
  • M.B.A., University of Illinois-Chicago
  • J.D. (2011), Chicago-Kent College of Law
Sandra has been a registered Patent Agent since 2006. She has worked part-time in that capacity since then. She is looking forward to applying her skills as a patent agent, along with her business training, to work in the field of IP management.

Wanli Ye

Wanli Ye

  • LL.B. Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
Wanli was employed in a law firm in Beijing following his bachelor degree in law. He decided to enroll in the IPMM program after realizing that the law firm's clients were eager to find a more effective mechanism to manage their intellectual assets. Following graduation, Wanli plans to concentrate on transactions and brand management.