About Brad Powers, JD:
Brad Powers is the Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel of Lumos Pharma. Prior to the merger with Lumos Pharma, he served as General Counsel at NewLink Genetics where he was directly responsible for all legal matters including corporate transactions, risk management, intellectual property, compliance, regulatory affairs, human resources, quality assurance and business development activities. As member of the senior management team, he helped develop corporate strategy and communications with board of directors, investors, and stakeholders. Prior to joining NewLink Genetics, Mr. Powers served as General Counsel and Interim Director of Global Sales, Service and Marketing at Kinze Manufacturing, Inc., a privately held, international agricultural manufacturer. Before that, he held senior legal positions at McKee, Voorhees and Sease, Iowa’s largest Intellectual Property boutique firm where he managed patent litigation, intellectual property licensing, and trademark protection. During his time at Iowa State University and Drake University School of Law, Mr. Powers also worked as the Director of Information Technology at NewLink Genetics.
Mr. Powers graduated from Iowa State University with a master’s degree in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology and a bachelor’s degree in Biology. He earned a juris doctor degree from Drake University School of Law. Mr. Powers is a registered US patent attorney and is licensed to practice law before Iowa’s State and Federal Courts, the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Patent and Trademark Office.