Mary Anne Smith
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If the attorney accepts the inventor, the match is made and the inventor is advised to contact the attorney. The attorney and client sign an engagement letter, …
Mary Anne Smith is Director of the Chicago-Kent Patent Hub, which is sponsored by Illinois Institute of Technology’s Chicago-Kent College of Law. She retired in 2012 as vice president and general counsel of Illinois Institute of Technology, after 35 years representing the university as its primary attorney. Mary Anne has been a volunteer attorney for Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation since 1978, and has chaired a CVLS law clinic on the south side of Chicago since 1988.