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Amy J. Savoie

is a licensed attorney practicing as a solo practitioner and consulting attorney for several Nashville area law firms. Prior to law school, Amy was an immunologist who studied therapeutic antibody treatments for multiple sclerosis and other autoimmune diseases. She earned her Ph.D. in biochemistry with a concentration in molecular and cellular biology from Dartmouth Medical School, where her thesis work focused on the importance of cell surface molecules involved in the development and persistence of immune responses. Amy is an internationally published expert in legal and human rights issues related to child abduction, and her pro bono practice concentrates on complex international children’s rights cases.

Recent Articles by Amy J. Savoie

Reflections on Taking the Patent Bar Exam

If you are reading this article beyond the title, you are either preparing to take the USPTO’s patent bar exam or you are considering whether you should take the patent bar exam. Either way, the fact that you are looking for insight into how to pass yet another bar exam – after you’ve already passed your state’s bar exam – flies in the face of your earlier (and earnest) promise to yourself that the last exam you took was, in fact, the last exam you would ever take in your life. I feel your pain.