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Joe Ellsworth, PhD, JD

Regional Director, Environmental Strategy & Integration

  • Industry:Aviation

Joe Ellsworth is responsible for developing new business opportunities directed to sustainable aviation fuels (SAFs), shaping appropriate environmental policies to enable wide spread use of SAFs, and managing the biofuels R&D program. Prior to joining Boeing’s Environmental Strategy team, he managed Boeing intellectual property where he harvested and protected Boeing IP, managed outside counsel in preparing and prosecuting patent applications, and led IP training for engineers across all business units and seven different countries. Prior to Boeing, he was a chemical patent attorney focusing on biologics, pharmaceuticals, small molecules, catalysis, and fuels processing/upgrading. Joe's PhD work focused on organic and inorganic synthesis of metal-organic frameworks for hydrogen storage and catalysis applications. Joe is licensed to practice before the United States Patent & Trademark Office and the Missouri Bar.

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