Leland Black focuses her practice on patent prosecution and counseling primarily in the fields of chemistry and life sciences.
Dr. Black worked with the firm as a summer associate in 2016. While attending law school, she was a Staff Member and Articles Editor for the North Carolina Law Review and served as a legal extern at RTI International.
Before launching her legal career, Dr. Black conducted research in the medical sciences, including molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology, virology, and immunology.
Dr. Black was recognized as one of Law Week Colorado's “Up and Coming Lawyers” in 2022.
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University of North Carolina School of Law J.D. (2017) with honors
University of Alabama at Birmingham Ph.D. (2014) Microbiology
University of Florida B.S. (2007) Microbiology
North Carolina (2017)
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (2015)
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