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 biomedical, biomaterials, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, environmental, and mechanical disciplines. She also focuses on the areas of patentability, freedom to operate, 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.
"My love of science led me to specialize in patent law, where I can help clients protect their inventions, further technology innovation, and grow their businesses."