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Rachel Carnaggio

Senior Counsel

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Rachel is a registered patent attorney and has experience in intellectual property matters, including trademark and patent prosecution, licensing, and counseling clients regarding protection and privacy of intellectual property portfolios. Rachel also has represented a diverse group of clients in corporate transactional law and litigation. She has represented clients in state and federal courts, mediation and at trial in cases involving products liability, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and life sciences. Rachel has also served as local counsel for high profile national products liability cases in multi-district litigation.

In her practice, Rachel draws on her considerable legal experience in litigation and transactions, as well as practical experience gained from 10 years as a molecular and cellular biologist.

Rachel is the first author and co-author of numerous peer reviewed scientific journal and legal articles and publications.

J.D. – University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Intellectual Property Law Certificate – Tulane Law School, Study Abroad in Amsterdam
M.S. Biotechnology – Johns Hopkins University
B.S. Biological Sciences – University of Maryland

U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
District of Columbia
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Honors and Awards
American Intellectual Property Law Association, Women in IP Series ‘Woman to Watch’ 2018
United States Patent and Trademark Office Patent Pro Bono Certificate 2017
Colorado Super Lawyers®, Intellectual Property, 2016
Colorado Rising Stars®, Intellectual Property, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent®

Professional, Civic and Community Activities
American Intellectual Property Law Association (Vice Chair of the Special Committee on Pro Bono, and a member of the Biotechnology Committee and Women in IP Committee)
Colorado BioScience Association (Membership Committee)
Colorado Bar Association, Intellectual Property section
Colorado Women’s Bar Association (Professional Advancement Committee)
USPTO Patent Pro Bono Program
The Richard S. Linn, American Inn of Court
Second Wind Fund (Board of Directors)
Girls in STEM Denver (Board of Directors)