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Ashley  Rhoades

Intellectual Property Specialist

Prior Employment

  • Brooks Kushman P.C., Docket Paralegal, Foreign Filing Administrator, 2011-2015
  • Brinks Gilson & Lione LLP, Legal Assistant, Docket Assistant, 2001-2011


Ms. Rhoades is a specialist in the Intellectual Property Department who has more than 15 years of legal experience. She concentrates her legal support in the area of mechanical patent law.

  • Prepares, revises, reviews and files U.S. provisional, U.S. utility, and Patent Cooperative Treaty (PCT) applications within the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
  • Maintains large and small client portfolios for U.S. utility applications, PCT applications and national phase (worldwide) applications
  • Monitors various action items to keep applications in good standing
  • Prepares legal documents for clients, foreign agents and associates, governmental agencies, other law firms, and corporations
  • Provides legal support on a variety of intellectual property matters
  • Utilizes patent software, including PattsyWave; websites for the USPTO, including Electronic Filing System (EFS) and Electronic Patent Assignment System (EPAS); WIPO; and the European Patent Register