Leslie Dalglish is a registered patent attorney specializing in patent prosecution. She has represented clients ranging from multi-national Fortune 100 companies to individual inventors. Her technical areas of expertise include computer security hardware and software, computer software, microprocessors, wired and wireless network transport protocols and devices, cellular telephone protocols, medical devices, and business methods.
Leslie’s legal experience includes drafting and prosecuting US patent applications, Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) patent applications, and foreign patent applications. Leslie has worked extensively with foreign counsel to develop claim strategies for obtaining intellectual property rights in foreign countries. Leslie has experience in performing patentability searches and assessments and drafting claim charts on identified targets. Leslie has also counseled clients regarding patent validity and infringement, which includes drafting invalidity and non-infringement opinion letters. Additionally, Leslie has participated in patent litigation including motion and brief preparation, correspondence with adverse parties, and witness preparation.
Prior to joining Alliance IP, Leslie worked at a large intellectual property law firm. Leslie acted as an attorney liaison between the law firm and a corporate client, working on-site with the client to manage its patent portfolio. Leslie also previously worked at an intellectual property boutique law firm. Prior to her legal career, Leslie worked as a Systems Engineer with Electronic Data Systems Corporation where she led a team that implemented an In-Sequence Shipping System for a General Motors assembly plant.
J.D., University of Minnesota, cum laude
B.E., Vanderbilt University, Electrical Engineering and Math, cum laude
State Bar of Texas
State Bar of Minnesota (voluntarily restricted status)
United States Patent and Trademark Office