Leadership by women in the Intellectual Property practice is flourishing at Perkins Coie. Our cross-generational, cross-cultural team of women patent litigators and prosecutors are transforming the traditional composition of the patent profession.

Our team of women patent litigation attorneys includes:


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Shannon Bloodworth 
Partner

Image of Nancy Cheng Nancy Cheng 
Partner
Image of Tiffany Cunningham Tiffany Cunningham 
Partner
Image of Emily Greb Emily Greb 
Partner
Michelle Umberger Michelle (Umberger) Kemp 
Partner
Image of Louise Lu Yun (Louise) Lu
Partner
Image of Christy McCullough Christy McCullough
Partner
Image of Kourtney Merrill Kourtney Mueller Merrill 
Partner
Picture of Autumn Nero Autumn Nero
Partner
Image of Sarah Piepmeier Sarah Piepmeier 
Partner
Image of Amy Simpson Amy Simpson
Partner
Picture of Victoria Smith Victoria Q. Smith 
Partner
Image of Amanda Tessar Amanda Tessar
Partner
Image of Wendy Wang Chao (Wendy) Wang 
Partner
Image of Bobbie Wilson Bobbie Wilson
Partner
Picture of Gabrielle Bina Gabrielle Bina 
Senior Counsel
Image of Janice Ta Janice Ta
Senior Counsel
Image of May Eaton May Eaton 
Counsel
Picture of Elise Edlin Elise Edlin 
Counsel
Image of Sarah Fowler Sarah Fowler 
Counsel
Image of Theresa Nguyen Theresa (Reese) Nguyen
Counsel
Image of Abigail Gardner Abigail Gardner
Associate
Brianna Kadjo Brianna Kadjo 
Associate
Image of Tara Kurtis Tara Kurtis
Associate
Image of Heather Catrina Martin Heather Catrina Martin
Associate
Image of Olivia Nguyen Olivia Nguyen
Associate
Image of Maria Stubbings Maria Stubbings
Associate
Ruchika Verma Ruchika Verma
Associate

 

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Yesenia Flores
Associate
Moeka Takagi
Associate


Our team of women patent prosecution attorneys includes:


Image of Ahuja Sumedha Sumedha Ahuja 
Partner
Susan Betcher 
Partner
Lara Dueppen 
Partner
Nicole Dunham 
Partner
Viola Kung 
Partner
Yingli Wang 
Partner
Image of Lena Petrovic Lena Petrovic 
Counsel
Image of Courtney Prochnow Courtney Prochnow 
Counsel
Yang Tang 
Counsel

Seyoung Cheon 
Associate

Image of Linda Falcon Linda Falcon 
Associate
Image of Jing Huang Jingyuan (Jing) Huang 
Associate
Image of Kristen Schunter Kristen Schunter 
Associate
Image of Mengke Xing Mengke Xing 
Associate
       


Le[a]dBetter Imagine

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Perkins Coie’s Le[a]dBetter Imagine honors women inventors and their critical contributions to advancing innovation. The program aims to help close the gender gap in patenting and help make gender equality in technology leadership a reality. FIND OUT MORE.


A TEAM SECOND TO NONE, EXCELLENT TECHNICAL EXPERTISE.
– Chambers USA 2020