Biography

Meredith helps her clients channel the potential of their IP assets.  Her clients trust her to understand their technology and business needs and to use her deep understanding of patent law and practice to protect and manage their IP assets.  She has a sharp sense for seeing opportunities and a unique ability to clarify complex issues, providing insightful counseling.  She digs in to do what is needed while her forthright and humorous approach make it enjoyable for clients to work with her side-by-side to meet their business goals. She leads client-focused teams of attorneys, patent agents, paralegals, and staff by channeling and maximizing the strengths of each team member and encouraging the culture of service and support at MCC.  She and her teams embrace the firm’s motto – value without compromise – delivering top notch legal services with a fee structure that allows for her and other experienced attorneys to have substantive involvement with clients’ portfolios and intellectual property strategies.

Meredith’s practice focuses on obtaining valuable patent protection in the US and abroad for clients and providing thoughtful and insightful counseling regarding non-infringement and invalidity of third party owned patents for mechanical, electro-mechanical, and medical device technologies. She has extensive experience in building and managing domestic and global patent portfolios in a variety of technology areas, including automotive safety systems, motors and generators, fluid flow systems, construction systems and building materials, medical devices, textiles, and fastening systems.  She also advocates for sensible and progressive US patent policy.

Investing in the success of others is very important to her.  She has a strong commitment to mentoring and serving underrepresented groups in IP law and the STEM fields, fostering connections and encouraging them to channel their strengths, use their voices, and reach their goals. In addition to mentoring, she educates organizations about the value of diversity and helps them to adopt policies and practices that increase the advancement of underrepresented groups. She also advises and serves on boards and committees dedicated to the inclusion, participation, and advancement of underrepresented groups in IP law and technology.  She further channels her passion for creating diversity among future inventors by coaching an Odyssey of the Mind team at her children’s school.

Education

Clemson University, B.S., Mechanical Engineering

Mercer University College of Law, J.D.

Admissions

  • Georgia
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office