Frederic A. Stern appeals the judgment of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York granting the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York’s and Laszlo Z. Bito’s (collectively “Columbia’s”) motion for summary judgment that Stern failed to present sufficient evidence to be added as co-inventor of United States Patent No. 4,599,353 (“the ’353 patent”). Stern v. Trs. of Columbia Univ., No. 01-CV-10086 (S.D.N.Y. Feb 17, 2005). We affirm.