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Laura Smalley


Harris Beach PLLC

Laura Smalley is a Partner for Harris Beach PLLC where represents and counsels her clients, which include individual inventors, universities, start-up and established companies, in protecting their inventions, particularly in the medical device and life sciences industries. In her practice, she also assists businesses in securing and enforcing their intellectual property rights is the focus of my practice.

Experienced in patent prosecution, trademark prosecution, licensing and litigation, Laura’s background allows her to see both the beginning and potential end of intellectual property strategies. That perspective allows her to craft long-term solutions for clients. While obtaining a patent or securing trade secrets is important, looking forward to the implementation and potential enforcement of those rights is important.

Laura is admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office with a technical background in chemistry, including organic and analytical chemistry.

Laura has published countless articles and written Harris Beach Legal Alerts on a wide range of patent and trademark topics in a number of technical fields, as well as numerous articles for American Intellectual Property Law Association’s Biotech Buzz newsletter.

Laura’s areas of focus include: Patent law; registered patent attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. I also practice in the areas of patent and trademark litigation, business and commercial litigation and electronic discovery.

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IPWatchdog Life Sciences Masters™ 2022 (In-Person)

October 25 @ 8:00 am - October 26 @ 6:00 pm EDT