Angela L. Morrison
PEOPLE

Angela L. Morrison

Associate
morrison.angela@dorsey.com

Overview

ANGIE HELPS CLIENTS OBTAIN PATENT PROTECTION FOR THEIR INNOVATIONS AND STRATEGICALLY EVALUATE THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LANDSCAPE.
As an associate in Dorsey’s Patent practice group, Angie helps clients gain, manage, and leverage intellectual property assets in the United States and internationally. She regularly assists clients in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, chemical, and agricultural industries. Representative technologies for which Angie has drafted, prosecuted, or analyzed patent documents include small molecule pharmaceuticals, corticosteroid formulations, antibodies, nucleic acids, nutraceuticals, mouthwashes, filtrationmembranes, road paving materials, lithium ion batteries, dairy products, and animal nutrition. She also has experience with medical and diagnostic devices including prosthetic heart valves, infant head positioning aids, lateral flow devices, portable disinfectant production equipment, shape memory polymers, and protective hand covers. Angie also helps clients with mechanical engineering technologies such as oral irrigators, hair rollers, luggage, roofing materials, and fishing devices. Angie’s background is in cellular and molecular biology, including graduate work that focused on post-transcriptional modification of RNA and its effect on gene expression. She also has extensive experience researching the protective effects of glutamine and its mechanism of action, investigating novel antithrombotic agents, and characterizing venom peptides.



Education & Admissions

University of Colorado School of Law (J.D., 2011), Dean’s List (2011)

Colorado State University (M.S., Cellular and Molecular Biology, 2007)

University of Michigan (B.S., Cellular and Molecular Biology, 2000), High Distinction and Honors

Admissions

  • Colorado
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

News & Resources

Legal Writings

  • A Research Revolution: Genetic Testing Consumers Become Research (and Privacy) Guinea Pigs, 9 J. TELECOMM. & HIGH TECH. L. 573 (2011)

Industries & Practices

  • Health Care
  • Patent Prosecution, Portfolio Strategy & Management

Professional & Civic

Professional Achievements

  • Young Professionals Committee, Corporate Relations Subcommittee Chair, Denver Museum of Nature and Science (2014 – Present)
  • Colorado BioScience Association
  • Bioscience Grant Application Reviewer, Advanced Industry Accelerator Grant Program, Governor’s Office of Economic Development and International Trade
  • Advisory Board, Colorado Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section (2013 – 2016)
  • Impact Denver, Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce (Class of 2014)
Angela L. Morrison