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Clay Shorrock

Clay Shorrock serves on the executive leadership team as Chief Legal Officer and Executive Director, Business Development. In this role, Mr. Shorrock leads Applied DNA’s legal, regulatory, IP, and business development functions.

Mr. Shorrock has over a decade of experience in intellectual property, patent law, and complex commercial transactions having represented clients, including Fortune 500 and development stage companies. He holds extensive legal experience in the areas of biotechnology, molecular biology, immunotherapy, and medical diagnostics. Prior to his current role, Mr. Shorrock served as general and IP counsel to Applied DNA from 2016 through 2021. Mr. Shorrock holds a B.A. in Biology from Franklin and Marshall College and a J.D. with a concentration in intellectual property from Seton Hall University Law School.

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