Meredith's practice focuses on U.S. and international patent prosecution, patent-related counseling, strategy development, due diligence analysis, and legal opinion preparation. Her clients include major U.S. research universities, Fortune 500 companies, small and mid-sized privately held technology companies, and government laboratories.
Meredith has been a practicing patent attorney since 2007. Prior to joining Bell & Manning, LLC, Meredith in 2010, was an associate with Foley & Lardner, LLP.
Meredith's technical expertise is in the physical sciences including chemistry, chemical engineering, nanotechnology and materials science. She has written and prosecuted patent applications related to materials used in devices (and the devices themselves) such as solar cells, solid state lasers, fuel cells, batteries, thin film electronics, photodetectors, and time-of-flight cameras. The types of materials (including nanoscale materials) have included semiconductors, metals, metal alloys, perovskites, polymers, and magnetic/ferromagnetic materials.
Meredith has written and prosecuted patent applications related to the techniques of electrochemistry, microscopy, spectroscopy, optics, 3D printing and thin film deposition techniques such as atomic layer deposition, vapor phase epitaxy, and plasma deposition.
Meredith has also written and prosecuted patent applications related to inks, adhesives, detergent compositions, infrared interferometers, microfluidic devices, diagnostic devices, and hydrocarbon processing/catalysis.
Meredith has authored many publications and given many presentations as both a patent attorney and scientist.
University of Wisconsin Law School, J.D., 2007 Magna Cum Laude Order of the Coif
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Ph.D., Physical Chemistry, 2001
Carleton College, B.A., Chemistry, 1996 Magna Cum Laude