Early Charm Ventures Announces Hiring of Mark Juetten as Intellectual Property Sourcing Associate

Updated: Dec 1, 2021

Juetten to focus on identifying IP that fits Early Charm’s strategic growth objectives

January 25, 2021, Baltimore, MD – Early Charm Ventures, a venture studio that converts science to business, today announced the hiring of Mark Juetten, PhD, as Intellectual Property Sourcing Associate.

Juetten, a Certified Licensing Professional (CLP) with significant experience licensing technology in the chemistry and materials science space, comes to Early Charm from Iowa State University where he most recently served as Commercialization Manager in the Office of Innovation and Commercialization.

In this role at Iowa State, Juetten reviewed disclosed technologies for potential commercialization and, when appropriate, collaborated with patent counsel to develop strategies for intellectual property protections.

Juetten earned his BS in Polymer Chemistry at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and a PhD in Organic Chemistry at Iowa State University.

At Early Charm, Juetten’s primary duties will be identifying intellectual property that fits the company’s strategic growth objectives of its four industry-focused company portfolios (drug design, custom materials, aquaculture technologies and machine vision). He’ll also lead negotiations for the licensing of intellectual property.

"Mark's the perfect fit to drive our licensing efforts for the many technologies we need to engage with to meet our portfolio growth goals over the next few years,” said Ken Malone, Executive Officer with Early Charm.

About Early Charm Ventures:

Early Charm Ventures is a venture studio, founded in 2012 in Baltimore, that converts science to business. Early Charm specializes in taking brilliant scientific discoveries made at universities and turning them into companies focused on growth. Our best successes come from teaming with entrepreneurial-minded faculty who are rooted in tools for drug design, custom materials, aquaculture technologies and machine vision. Ultimately, we bring to the table our deep experience co-founding companies with leading researchers. With these exceptional people and their ideas, we partner with them to advance or even create whole new industries. Learn more: www.earlycharm.com

Media Contact:

Ken Berlack

Early Charm Ventures