Sam is a patent agent with extensive experience in patent preparation and prosecution for various Fortune 500 companies. She prosecutes domestic utility applications through the prosecution life cycle, from restrictions to appeals. Sam also worked with foreign associates to direct international patent portfolio management. Her areas of technical expertise span various chemical, mechanical, and electrical arts, such as: HVAC&R systems and control algorithms, industrial automation, process controls, networking systems, SaaS, natural language processing, virtual reality systems, combustion engines and turbines, oilfield tools, agricultural equipment, and entertainment equipment.