Ms. Hanks is a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property section. Her practice includes preparation and prosecution of utility and design patent applications for both domestic and foreign matters. She also has experience preparing and prosecuting trademark applications. Drawing from her engineering and technical background, Ms. Hanks focuses on thoroughly understanding a client’s technology to offer strategic patent advice to meet business goals.
Previously, Ms. Hanks worked for a large international law firm in Silicon Valley where she worked on a diverse portfolio of patents for clients ranging from individual investors and startups to large national corporations.
Associate Attorney — Perkins Coie LLP
Associate Attorney — Carr & Ferrell LLP
University of Nevada Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law, J.D., cum laude
Brigham Young University, B.S., Engineering, cum laude
- California State Bar
- Registered Patent Attorney, United States Patent and Trademark Office