Marlee Hartenstein's practice focuses on patent litigation matters across numerous industries, from medical devices to computer software. She practices before U.S. district courts, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's (USPTO) Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC).
Marlee has penned case dispositive motions before federal courts, worked closely with experts and fact witnesses to develop and distill testimony and expert opinions, and drafted claim construction briefings. She also maintains an active patent prosecution and counseling practice. As a registered patent attorney, she has experience preparing and prosecuting U.S. patent applications directed to various software and hardware innovations. In addition, Marlee provides services in other intellectual property-related areas, including IP due diligence, licensing drafting, and trade secret misappropriation litigation.
Marlee is actively involved with Lydia's Love Moments, a nonprofit organization supporting cardiac patients and families at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.
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- University of Notre Dame (J.D. magna cum laude 2018; Managing Senior Editor, Notre Dame Law Review); University of Pittsburgh (B.S. in Bioengineering magna cum laude 2015)
- Pennsylvania and registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office