- University of Pittsburgh, Ph.D., 2012
- Indiana University of Pennsylvania, B.S., 2006,
Bar & Court Admissions
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Amy is a patent agent in the Vorys Pittsburgh office. She focuses her efforts on patent prosecution and assisting on technical issues surrounding litigation, and helps evaluate current technology and prior art in support of product acquisition and launch. Amy's has extensive education and experimental experience in chemistry, biochemistry, and neuroscience.
Amy received her Ph.D. in analytical chemistry from the University of Pittsburgh. During her studies, she developed method for electrokinetic sampling of live brain tissue and applied it towards measuring enzyme kinetics within the extracellular space. Amy received her B.S. in chemistry from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. As a student, she investigated surface chemistry of industrial diamonds as well as evaluated potential efficacy of commercial surfactant to remove PCBs from naval ship decks.
Amy is not licensed to practice law in any state and does not provide legal services.
Professional and Community Activities
- Pittsburgh Section of the American Chemical Society; Treasurer (2013), Chair (2014)
- Women's Chemist Committee, Vice-Chair, Outreach Coordinator
- Society for the Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh, Member
- The Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh, Member
- Judge for local PRSEF and PJAS science fairs, 2007-2014
- 4/2/2018Vorys announced that 10 intellectual property lawyers with diverse technical backgrounds will join a growing IP team at Vorys. The arrival of these new lawyers continues the firm’s strategic growth in the Pittsburgh market and in the IP arena.