MSU College of Law

Karen L. Kimble

Adjunct Professor
Law College Building
648 N. Shaw Lane Rm 368
East Lansing, MI 48824-1300

Karen Kimble earned her J.D. from Indiana University in 1980 and studied biochemistry at the University of Illinois from 1967-69. She has 37 years of broad-ranging IP experience with specific expertise in treaties relevant to Intellectual Property. She has written numerous agreements, e.g., JDA, licensing agreements, complex collaborative research arrangements, due diligence for mergers, and "red herring" documents for SEC. Her practice focuses on pharmaceutical areas including organic chemistry, small molecule pharmaceutical moieties, biochemistry, medicinal chemistry, and biotechnology, including plant-based pharmaceutical efforts and simple devices for medical or plant uses. She also has expertise in agricultural patents and licensing. Ms. Kimble teaches Intellectual Property Management and Technology Transfer at MSU College of Law.