Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville,
Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Studies, 2007
Megan is a practice area assistant in the intellectual property practice area.
She is currently working with patent prosecution and training on trademark prosecution. She communicates with clients and acts as the primary contact between clients and their foreign associates. She drafts and files PCT patent applications and documents necessary for national phase filing. Megan works closely with foreign associates on the prosecution of foreign patent applications. She reviews office actions and drafts correspondence to clients regarding deadlines, instructions, status reports and Notices of Allowance. Megan reviews documents such as applications, search reports, office actions, and patent families for the preparation and filing of Information Disclosure Statements. Megan researches various databases for information regarding status and ownership. She communicates with the PCT office regarding Status Reports and Written Opinions. She prepares Powers of Attorney and PCT request forms pursuant to current rules and regulations.