Lori is a registered patent attorney. Her practice focuses on serving the intellectual property needs of the chemical industry, with emphasis on the agricultural, mining, petroleum, and water treatment industries.
Lori’s IP experience includes both private practice and a position as the Director of Intellectual Property for a green chemistry startup company. Lori has significant expertise in U.S. and foreign patent prosecution, licensing, opinions, due diligence, and client counseling on a range of IP topics.
Lori is listed as an inventor on 19 U.S. Patents or patent applications. A deep understanding of technology contributes to her ability to effectively pursue strong patent protection on behalf of her clients; a deep understanding of the chemical industry enables her to effectively assess and negotiate agreements between sophisticated parties.
Lori’s technical expertise includes polymer processing technologies; inkjet and flexographic printing; packaging materials; adhesive materials and constructions; fluorochemicals; optical coatings for glass; post-recovery processing of crude petroleum products and mining ores; inorganic colloids and sol-gel chemistry; rheological additives; lattices and emulsions; fibers, nonwovens, and filtration materials; silicone polymers; wood chemistry; and green solvents, plasticizers, and polymers.
J.D., William Mitchell College of Law (2006)
Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry University of Florida (1991)
B.S., Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (1985)
General Electric Corporate Research (1985-1987) 3M (1991-2003)