Keith McCollum

Vice President Head Of Intellectual Property at Prothena

Keith McCollum has significant work experience in the field of intellectual property. Keith currently holds the position of Vice President and Head of Intellectual Property at Prothena Corporation plc since March 2022. Before this role, they served as the Lead IP Counsel at the same company from January 2020 to March 2022.

Prior to joining Prothena Corporation, Keith worked at Coherus BioSciences from 2015 to 2020. During their time there, they held various positions including Executive Director, Senior Intellectual Property Counsel, Director, and Associate Director of Intellectual Property.

Before joining Coherus BioSciences, Keith worked at diaDexus for a significant duration. Their roles at diaDexus include Associate Director of Intellectual Property & Contracts from 2009 to 2014, Senior Manager of Intellectual Property from 2006 to 2009, and Manager of Intellectual Property from 2001 to 2006.

Throughout their career, Keith McCollum has demonstrated a strong background in intellectual property management and has progressively advanced in their roles.

Keith McCollum's education history includes a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Microbiology from California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo. Afterwards, they attended Santa Clara University School of Law, where they obtained a Doctor of Law (JD) degree. In addition to their formal education, Keith McCollum also obtained certifications as an Attorney from the State Bar of California and as a Patent Attorney from the USPTO.


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  • Vice President Head Of Intellectual Property

    March, 2022 - present

  • Lead IP Counsel

    January, 2020

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