Laura Fahey Fritts

Director, License and Patent Strategy & Chief Intellectual Property Officer

Patent Group

Phone: (404) 712-1179


Additional Contact Information

Mailing Address:

1599 Clifton Rd., 4th Floor

Atlanta, GA 30322


  • Juris Doctorate, Law, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
  • Masters of Public Health/Masters of Business Administration, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
  • Bachelors of Art, Chemistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC


Laura Fahey Fritts, Director of Patent and License Strategy and Chief Intellectual Property Officer, joined Emory’s Office of Technology Transfer in 2014. Laura manages Emory’s in-house patent group, assists the licensing team with license negotiation, monitors licensees’ performance post-license, and ensures the university’s compliance with all government reporting obligations under the Bayh-Dole Act. She serves on the Executive Committee for the Atlanta IP Inn of Court, sits on the Advisory Board for Georgia PATENTS, and has taught Patent Law at Emory Law School.

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