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Anna G. Tappan*

Patent Engineer

*Names that appear with an asterisk indicate a Michael Best professional not admitted to practice law.


Anna assists Michael Best’s attorneys with all aspects of patent drafting and preparation for mechanical and electromechanical technologies. She has particular experience with fire sciences, thermodynamics, and renewable energy technology.

While pursuing her degree in mechanical engineering, Anna worked with both startups and venture groups. She also served as a Fellow for the University of Texas’ Innovation Center, helping to identify valuable innovations and facilitate technology commercialization, and gained further experience as a university research assistant. Additionally, Anna completed Michael Best’s EDGE patent internship program.




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