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Connie Payne


St. Louis
314 552 6085 direct
314 667 3633 fax

Connie is a paralegal in the intellectual property practice area working in patent prosecution.

She communicates with clients and acts as the primary contact between clients and their foreign associates. Connie drafts and prepares PCT patent applications and documents necessary for national phase filing. She prepares powers of attorney documents and various PCT forms pursuant to current rules and regulations.

She also works closely with foreign associates on the prosecution of foreign patent applications and drafts correspondence to clients regarding deadlines, instructions, status reports and notices of allowance. She reviews documents such as applications, search reports, office actions and patent families for the preparation and filing of information disclosure statements. She researches various databases for information regarding status and ownership.