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  • Education
    • J.D., University of Kansas School of Law, 2020
    • M.S., Colorado State University, 2015, Biomedical Science
    • B.S., cum laude, Kansas State University, 2012, Animal Science

Bobbie Horocofsky utilizes her diverse scientific background to better understand each client's goals and serve as a fierce advocate on their behalf. Bobbie’s practice includes preparing, filing, and prosecuting patent applications in the United States as well as coordinating foreign prosecution of patents. Along with the technical preparation of patent applications, she has experience in preparing non-infringement, freedom to operate, and patentability opinions. Bobbie assists clients with obtaining patents for a variety of fields, including biotechnology, life sciences, and chemical technologies. Leveraging her knowledge and experience in biomedical research, she focuses her practice on clients with intellectual property questions relating to a full range of technologies.

Before earning her law degree, Bobbie completed her master’s in biomedical science with a concentration in animal anatomy. Bobbie also holds a bachelor’s degree in animal science from Kansas State University, where she performed undergraduate research in pathobiology.

During law school, Bobbie served as the president for her law school’s student Intellectual Property Law Association and was an intellectual property research assistant. As part of her research, Bobbie contributed to researching, writing, and collaborating with colleagues on several areas of biotechnology law including CRISPR technologies, biotechnology patenting and annual reviews of the biotechnology patent industry. Bobbie also participated in the In-House Moot Court Competition, earning herself a place on the 2018-2019 Moot Court Council.

Prior to joining as an associate, Bobbie worked as a Polsinelli summer associate and legal clerk providing support for the Intellectual Property Department.