Wesley D. Blakeslee Esq.

Johns Hopkins University

Wesley D. Blakeslee retired as Executive Director of the Johns Hopkins Universtiy Technology Transfer office in 2014, a position he had held since 2006. Mr. Blakeslee joined Johns Hopkins in 1999 as associate general counsel responsible for legal issues involved with intellectual property, technology licensing, sponsored research agreements, and export and import controls.

He previously served 15 years as the Chief Executive Officer of Blakeslee, Wallace and Associates, focusing his legal practice on technology development, acquisitions, and licensing. Prior to beginning his law career, Mr. Blakeslee was an engineering manager at NASA, where he managed a software design, development, and implementation group.

Mr. Blakeslee graduated from Penn State University and earned his law degree from the University of Maryland School of Law.

He is the Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Bloomberg BNA treatise Intellectual Property Technology Transfer.