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Anna M. Budde



Wayne State University Law School, J.D.
  • magna cum laude; Order of the Coif
  • Wayne Law Review, Senior Articles Editor
Purdue University, B.S.
  • Chemistry
  • Honor Scholar

Prior Employment

  • Quinn Law Group PLLC, 2013-2014
  • Harness Dickey & Pierce, PLC, Principal, 1996-2013
  • BASF, Senior Development Chemist and Patent Agent, 1979-1996

Bar Admissions

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Michigan

  • Intellectual Property Law Section
    • Chair, 2012-2013
    • IPLS Proceedings, former Editor

Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association (MIPLA)

American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)

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Anna Budde, with over 20 years of law practice, is an experienced intellectual property attorney with a primary focus on preparing and prosecuting chemical and mechanical patents. She conducts due diligence investigations and renders freedom-to-operate, validity, infringement, and patentability opinions. Before practicing law, Anna was a senior research chemist in automotive coatings and also performed patent prosecution work as a patent agent.

She prepares and prosecutes national and international patents in a broad range of technologies, including:

  • coatings
  • polymer synthesis and processing
  • chemical manufacturing
  • organic chemistry
  • catalysts
  • fuel cells
  • consumer products
  • inks and printing technologies
  • ceramics
  • filtration
  • pigment manufacturing and purification
  • lubricants
  • batteries

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  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2018-2020
    • Recognized in practice area of Patent Law