Alisha Taylor advises clients in the areas of intellectual property. She has extensive experience advising on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications. Alisha also prepares freedom to operate, patentability and non-infringement opinions. She has advised clients on licensing agreements, trademarks and copyright registrations.

    While her practice has centered on chemical and biochemical patent prosecution, she also has experience with a wide range of technologies, including:

    • Small molecule pharmaceuticals, supplements and food additives
    • Biotechnology, including single-cell tracking methods, bioassays and medical devices
    • Chemistry, including polymers, thermoplastics, catalysts, films and methods of synthesis
    • Nanotechnology, including nanowire semiconductors
    • Semiconductor technology
    • Mechanical devices
    • Consumer goods
    • Software, including mobile applications

    Prior to joining the firm, Alisha was a patent attorney in a variety of law firms, wherein her representation included large international chemical companies, start-up businesses and individual inventors.

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    Education

    • The John Marshall Law School, J.D., 2008
    • Northwestern University, M.S., Chemistry, 2005
    • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.S., Chemistry, 2002

    Admissions

    • Wisconsin, 2011
    • Illinois, 2010
    • Massachusetts, 2008
    • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2006
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    • Author, “Decision May Alter Future of Medical Method Patents,” Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, July 19, 2012.
    • Author, “What Does Forum Shopping in the Eastern District of Texas Mean for Patent Reform?” J. MARSHALL REV. INTELL. PROP. L., 2007.
    • Co-author, “New Magnetic Resonance Contrast Agents as Biochemical Reporters,” Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 2003.

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