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Erin F Whitaker*

Patent Engineer

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


Erin assists with patent preparation and prosecution for electrical and electronic innovations. She has experience in several technology areas, including control systems, imaging systems, electrical and electromagnetic devices, and digital signal processing systems.

While pursuing her degree in Electrical Engineering, Erin participated in Michael Best’s EDGE internship program where she gained experience drafting patent applications and preparing U.S. Patent Office action responses. She also completed an internship with a Colorado-based IP boutique law firm where she assisted with invention review and clearance searches.Erin is a Patent Engineer in the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group.

Professional Activities

  • Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Member, Society of Women Engineers (SWE)



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