Meet our Faculty Dr. Richard Peet

Dr. Richard Peet

Teewinot Life Sciences Corporation
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Dr. Peet has more than 30 years experience in cross-functional scientific, legal and business leadership roles spanning research operations,intellectual property strategy and business development in the life sciences industry. He is an entrepreneurial-minded scientist, lawyer and business leader with material involvement in multiple successful investor exits. Most recently he founded Blue Prairie Brands, LLC that produces proprietary prebiotic-containing flour made from the chicory plant.
Prior to joining TLS Corporation, Dr. Peet was a partner at the law firm Foley & Lardner, LLP where he represented life sciences companies on patent litigation and procurement matters. He was Chair of the firm’s Chemistry and Biotechnology Practice Group and International Business Team.
Dr. Peet has authorship on numerous peerreviewed scientific publications as well as articles and a book on intellectual property law issues. He served as an adjunct professor in the George Mason University School of Business for ten years. He is a co-inventor on numerous patents and patent applications.
Dr. Peet obtained his Ph.D. from University of California, Berkeley in the field of molecular biology, received his law degree from Catholic University and earned his B.S. from Haverford College.