Dr. Brandon Schurter is VP of Legal Affairs for the UBI Group of companies. Prior to joining, Brandon worked as a Senior Counsel at Locke Lorde, LLP where he focused on intellectual property issues, including patent prosecution, counseling, opinion, licensing, and litigation support in a variety of the technology areas. He worked closely with UBI for more than ten years while working at Locke Lorde. Brandon received his BS in Biological Sciences at the University of California, Irvine and his PhD in Biology from the University of California San Diego. Brandon did his postdoctoral research in a Molecular Immunology lab at the Pasteur Institute in Paris, France. He joined a law firm as a Scientific Advisor in patent affairs and attended law school at Rutgers School of Law where he received his JD.