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Heather Chatterton Patent Agent Photo

Heather S. Chatterton

Patent Agent

612.349.3018 | chatterton@ptslaw.com

    Heather Chatterton is a USPTO registered patent agent. In her role at Patterson Thuente IP, she conducts research, assists with patent drafting and handles other prosecution-related tasks as appropriate. Heather’s technical experience includes software and biotechnology.

    Before joining Patterson Thuente, Heather worked for IBM Corporation for four years as a patent agent. She worked independently to draft and prosecute patents in technologies ranging from cognitive computing to business methods and related applications and software. She also served as a patent legal assistant for a startup software company and interned for the University of Minnesota Office of Technology Commercialization as a technology specialist.

    Heather also previously served six years with U.S. Navy as a reactor systems mechanic aboard the USS George HW Bush aircraft carrier. Her service included qualification as both a propulsion plant supervisor and quality assurance supervisor for the ship’s high pressure, high temperature, and reactor systems.

    University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., anticipated May 2021

    University of Minnesota Law School, Masters of Science and Patent Law, 2015

    University of Minnesota College of Biological Science, B.S., Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development, 2014

    United States Patent & Trademark Office

    Qualified Neutral under MN Rule 114

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