Natalie is experienced in all aspects of patent prosecution, from advising clients on patentability and patent filing strategies to drafting design and utility patent applications in the United States and worldwide.
A trained mechanical engineer, Natalie applies a deep technical understanding of the technologies behind her clients’ innovations to each engagement.
Natalie has significant experience in mechanical fields such as heat exchangers, refrigeration devices, engine technology, automotive interiors, agricultural vehicles, construction vehicles, clothing technology, faucets, food products and packaging, and power tools. Her focus also includes control systems, including climate control, traction control, and intelligent vehicular systems. Natalie has also prosecuted design patents for a wide range of consumer products and employs creative strategies to obtain broad design patent protection.
Prior to joining Michael Best, Natalie was a co-op engineer for Madison, Wisconsin-based Sub-Zero Freezer Co.