Amy Salmela has over 20 years of experience advising clients on all aspects of patent prosecution and protection. An electrical engineer, Amy advises large North American and international clients in a variety of industries, including telecommunications, automotive, semiconductor, retail analytics, medical device and technology, software, consumer products, and high-end audio systems.
Amy handles all stages of patent prosecution. She conducts pre-filing searches and drafts patent applications, handles prosecution negotiations with the USPTO, and provides post-grant enforcement and defense counseling. Amy also helps clients with freedom to operate and clearance analyses as well as defensive positioning and opinion work.