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  • Education
    • J.D., Saint Louis University School of Law, 2013, Journal of Health Law and Policy
    • M.S., Washington University in St. Louis, 2008, Biomedical Engineering
    • B.S., Washington University in St. Louis, 2008, Biomedical Engineering
  • Bar Jurisdictions
    • Missouri, 2013
    • Illinois, 2014
    • Admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office

With a formal education in biomedical engineering, Allison works on behalf of the firm’s clients in the preparation and prosecution of U.S. and foreign patent applications in the medical device, biomaterials, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, nuclear medicine, environmental, and mechanical disciplines. She also focuses on non-infringement, invalidity, and freedom-to-operate (FTO) opinions, patentability analysis, and due diligence for intellectual property transactions.

Prior to joining Polsinelli as an associate, Allison worked as a scientist with the firm. Before law school, she was a licensing associate at Washington University’s Office of Technology Management where she managed university technologies and negotiated licenses in the areas of engineering, surgery, imaging, biology, radiology, and radiation oncology.

Allison also volunteers for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Pro Bono Program.