Doug Meislahn, Commercialization Analyst, is a registered patent agent whose primary role at CCI is to serve as the initial point of contact for researchers and physicians who are considering the commercial prospects of their inventions. In this role, he advises inventors on their options, tracks incoming disclosures, and assembles background information for case managers. Prior to joining CCI, Doug received his MBA from Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business. He worked for five years as a patent examiner and has a B.S. in Physics from Davidson College.