Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors

Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button

Home > Press > Altair Nanotechnologies Names New Vice President and Chief Patent Counsel

Abstract:
Altair Nanotechnologies Inc. (Nasdaq: ALTI), a leading provider of advanced nanomaterials technology for use in energy, pharmaceutical, life sciences and industrial applications, today announced that Jeffrey A. McKinney Ph.D., J.D., has joined the company as Vice President and Chief Patent Counsel. Mr. McKinney is filling a newly created position at Altair Nanotechnologies and will report directly to Alan J. Gotcher, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer.

Altair Nanotechnologies Names New Vice President and Chief Patent Counsel

RENO, NV | Posted on April 10th, 2007

"We are pleased to announce Jeff's addition to Altairnano as his strengths complement our senior management team. Jeff brings a tremendous amount of patent and intellectual property experience to Altairnano and we look forward to working with him," said Alan J. Gotcher Ph.D. "We have an innovative culture at Altairnano and are developing new products for unmet market needs at an increasing rate."

Prior to joining Altair Nanotechnologies, Mr. McKinney was Special Counsel at Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP, where he was a key member of the firm's Life Science Steering Committee. During his career, Mr. McKinney lead West Coast nanotechnology and pharmaceutical business development as Counsel at Burnes Doane Swecker & Mathis LLP. Mr. McKinney gained in-house experience as Intellectual Property Counsel at Alexza Pharmaceuticals, a public medical device company. Mr. McKinney is a graduate of Stanford Law School, holds a Ph.D. in chemistry from The Ohio State University and was an NIH Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford University.

####

About Altair Nanotechnologies Inc.
Altairnano is an innovator and supplier of advanced novel, ceramic nanomaterials. A seasoned management team complements Altairnano’s leading edge scientists, with substantial experience in commercializing innovative, disruptive technologies. The company has developed nanomaterials for the alternative energy, life sciences and performance materials markets based on its proprietary manufacturing process. This process also provides the foundation for its innovative AHP pigment process.

For more information, please click here

Contacts:


Altair Nanotechnologies Inc.
Ed Dickinson, 775-858-3750
Chief Financial Officer

or
Institutional Investors:
Fleishman-Hillard
Tom Laughran, 312-751-3519
Senior Vice President

or
Media Relations:
Fleishman-Hillard
Terry Banks, 202-828-9710
Senior Vice President

or
Retail Investors:
McCloud Communications, LLC
Marty Tullio, 949-553-9748
Managing Members

Copyright © Business Wire 2007

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

Announcements

Quantum optics allows us to abandon expensive lasers in spectroscopy: Lomonosov Moscow State University scientists have invented a new method of spectroscopy November 21st, 2017

Nano-watch has steady hands November 21st, 2017

Nano Global, Arm Collaborate on Artificial Intelligence Chip to Drive Health Revolution by Capturing and Analyzing Molecular Data in Real Time November 21st, 2017

Nanoparticles could allow for faster, better medicine: Exposure of nanoparticles in the body allows for more effective delivery November 20th, 2017

Appointments/Promotions/New hires/Resignations/Deaths

Nanometrics Board of Directors Names Pierre-Yves Lesaicherre President and CEO November 14th, 2017

180 Degree Capital Corp. Appoints Investment Banking Veteran Parker Weil to Its Board of Directors August 2nd, 2017

Nanometrics Announces Retirement Plans of CEO Timothy Stultz: Dr. Stultz to Continue as Director May 25th, 2017

180 Degree Capital Corp. Announces the Start of Kevin Rendino as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and Completion of its Transition to a Registered Closed-End Fund March 31st, 2017

Energy

Inorganic-organic halide perovskites for new photovoltaic technology November 6th, 2017

Dendritic fibrous nanosilica: all-in-one nanomaterial for energy, environment and health November 4th, 2017

New nanomaterial can extract hydrogen fuel from seawater: Hybrid material converts more sunlight and can weather seawater's harsh conditions October 4th, 2017

Researchers set time limit for ultrafast perovskite solar cells September 22nd, 2017

Industrial

A new way to mix oil and water: Condensation-based method developed at MIT could create stable nanoscale emulsions November 8th, 2017

Researchers greenlight gas detection at room temperature October 26th, 2017

Novel 'converter' heralds breakthrough in ultra-fast data processing at nanoscale: Invention bagged four patents and could potentially make microprocessor chips work 1,000 times faster October 20th, 2017

Injecting electrons jolts 2-D structure into new atomic pattern: Berkeley Lab study is first to show potential of energy-efficient next-gen electronic memory October 13th, 2017

Battery Technology/Capacitors/Generators/Piezoelectrics/Thermoelectrics/Energy storage

Dendritic fibrous nanosilica: all-in-one nanomaterial for energy, environment and health November 4th, 2017

New Atomic Force Microscope to study piezoelectrics at the nanoscale October 29th, 2017

Strange but true: turning a material upside down can sometimes make it softer October 20th, 2017

On the road to fire-free, lithium-ion batteries made with asphalt October 12th, 2017

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE



  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More











ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project