Before joining the firm in 2003, Karen Chadwell worked as a patent attorney for a major Connecticut firm, focusing primarily on chemical and biotechnology patent prosecution, as well as foreign patent prosecution.
Before law school, Karen was enrolled in graduate studies in molecular genetics at Ohio State University. She then spent two years in the biotechnology industry, researching gene regulation.
Karen is admitted to the Massachusetts and Connecticut bars, and is also registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Karen’s specialized area of practice includes, among other things, patent prosecution in the mechanical and electrical arts, trademark and copyright prosecution, infringement analysis, and licensing and transactional work. Karen also has experience in trademark cancellation and opposition proceedings.