Rachel focuses her practice on intellectual property within the life science and chemical industries. She practices in a broad range of disciplines, including biochemistry, chemistry, biotechnology, materials science, pharmaceutical, and molecular biology. Her prosecution work has included protecting small molecules, diagnostics, tissue engineering, polymers, microfluidics, spatial transcriptomics, batteries, novel protein technologies, and genetic engineering technologies in both the U.S. and internationally.
Rachel has assisted clients in seeking and maintaining both patent and trademark protection. Her experience in patent counseling, due diligence, post-grant proceedings and patent litigation informs her approach to patent prosecution and counseling.
Rachel is a member of the Texas state bar and is registered before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. She is not licensed in North Carolina. Rachel earned her J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis and a B.S. in Chemistry with a Biochemistry concentration from the University of Louisville. Prior to law school, she worked as a chemist in the coatings industry.