Lauren's forward-thinking approach to patent prosecution is a refreshing strategy for clients who are seeking assistance in the tech industry. She is in-tune with current trends and advancements, which enables her to identify clients’ patent portfolio needs in an ever-changing market.

From an early age, Lauren’s dream was to be involved in the forefront of innovation. As such, she acquired a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, which has introduced her to a plethora of different technologies that have aided her in preparing and prosecuting a multitude of patent applications thus far. She has experience with preparing and prosecuting both domestic and foreign patents in such sectors as medical devices, aviation systems, aerospace and defense components, smoking and tobacco products, industrial and consumer products, computer hardware, software, telecommunications, computer networking, and imaging technologies.

Not only does Lauren enjoy furthering the goals of her clients, she’s active in furthering the goals of her community as well. She is a member of the firm’s Diversity Committee, co-editor of the North Carolina Bar Association Intellectual Property Section Blog (IP Links), current member of the Junior League of Raleigh, volunteer at InterAct, and Treasurer of her Homeowner’s Association.


Co-Author, An Examiner’s Tips For Speedier Patent Prosecution,, December 19, 2016 

Civic and Professional Activities

  • Co-Editor, Intellectual Property Law Section Newsletter for the North Carolina Bar Association, 2014-2016
  • Member, Junior League of Raleigh
  • Volunteer, InterAct
  • Treasurer, (personal) Homeowners' Association

Honors and Awards

Recognized in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America (BL Rankings) in the field of Intellectual Property Law, 2022


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  • Authored a well-received article on patent examiner and patent counsel relations.
  • Chairs a firm subcommittee focusing on implementing a social media strategy for the Diversity Committee.
  • Prosecutes design patent applications for a leading snack food manufacturer on designs of a variety of snack foods.
  • Prepares validity and infringement analyses for global premium kitchen and laundry appliance company.
  • Prepares and files US and international patent applications for a leading smoking and tobacco product manufacturer on use of electronic cigarettes and heat-not-burn products.