Rachel Bennett

Tempe, Arizona
Phone:  (480) 830-2700
Fax:  (480) 830-2717

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Areas of Practice:

Rachel Bennett focuses her practice on patents and trademarks, including intellectual property counseling, patent prosecution, patent opinions, trademark monitoring and enforcement, trademark infringement analysis, intellectual property licensing, and intellectual property litigation. Her language skills and the depth and breadth of her technical experience have been invaluable to her clients in the global marketplace. She has worked closely with clients in the U.S. and Asia to obtain domestic and international intellectual property protection in a broad range of technical areas, particularly in the mechanical, semiconductors, bioengineering, medical imaging, medical physics, medical devices, Internet, and computer software arts. Ms. Bennett is also an adjunct professor at Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law of Arizona State University.

Before going to law school, Ms. Bennett spent several years in developing magnetic resonance (MR) systems and MR medical applications as an engineer for General Electric Healthcare Systems, and then as a research faculty at Johns Hopkins University. Her technical expertise includes MR systems, both hardware and software; medical Physics; and medical devices.

Education:

  • J.D., Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award: Patent Preparation and Prosecution
    • Jurimetrics (ABA Journal of Science and Technology Law), Senior Production Editor
    • Award for Pro Bono Services with the highest distinction
    • Scholarship for the first two years
    • Law and Science Student Association, President
  • Ph.D., Biophysics, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • M.S., Electrical Science, Beijing Normal University, Department of Electrical Science
  • B.S., Education Technology (completed three years of Electrical Engineering), Beijing Normal University, Department of Electrical Science

Bar Admissions:

  • Arizona
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona

Past Professional Experience:

  • Arizona Court of Appeals – Law Clerk to the Honorable Lawrence F. Winthrop
  • Quarles & Brady LLP – Patent Attorney
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona – Legal Extern to the Honorable Roslyn O. Silver
  • The GoDaddy Group, Inc. – Summer Associate
  • Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine – Research Faculty
  • General Electric Healthcare Systems – Applications Engineer

Languages:

  • Chinese (native speaker)