Angela L. Morrison
PEOPLE

Angela L. Morrison

Partner
morrison.angela@dorsey.com

Overview

ANGIE HELPS CLIENTS OBTAIN PATENT PROTECTION FOR THEIR INNOVATIONS AND STRATEGICALLY EVALUATE THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LANDSCAPE.

As a partner in Dorsey’s Patent practice group, Angie helps clients of all sizes 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, hydrogels, nutraceuticals, mouthwashes, filtration membranes, road paving materials, 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’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

Industries & Practices

  • Healthcare
  • Intellectual Property
  • Patent Prosecution, Portfolio Strategy & Management
  • Technology

Professional & Civic

Professional Achievements

  • Board Member, Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation (2020 – 2023)
  • Development Committee, Sponsorship Team Co-Chair, Denver Museum of Nature & Science (2019 – Present)
  • Young Professionals Committee, Community Relations Subcommittee Chair, Denver Museum of Nature & Science (2014 – 2019) 
  • 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 Leadership Foundation (Class of 2014)

Accolades

  • Listed as a "Rising Star" by Colorado Super Lawyers, 2018, 2019 and 2021
Angela L. Morrison