Challenges in commercialization of generic GM products
– Tom Carrato –
J. Thomas (“Tom”) Carrato, J.D. is the principal of Creative Biotech Solutions, LLC. Tom is a globally recognized expert in strategic and global regulatory policy related to agricultural biotechnology and crop protection technologies, with special emphasis on product stewardship, freedom to operate, issue and risk management, and liability and redress. Tom is an expert facilitator and negotiator, with over 25 years experience and the demonstrated ability to work multi-laterally and in trade associations to craft innovative and unique solutions to seemingly insurmountable regulatory, liability and commercial issues, achieving critical policy objectives for his clients and of the industry as a whole. Tom is an expert on post patent access to agricultural biotechnology data and on response to damage to biological diversity. Tom graduated summa cum laude and 1st in his class from Seattle University Law School, and is a member of the bar in California, Washington and U.S. Supreme Court.