Miranda M. Sooter

Miranda M. Sooter

Alston & Bird LLP, Associate

Charlotte, North Carolina

Combining her experience as an IP litigator with her technical knowledge in prosecuting patents, Miranda provides her clients with a comprehensive approach at both protecting and enforcing their patent portfolios. Miranda Sooter is a member of Alston & Bird's Intellectual Property – Patents Group. Miranda focuses her practice on preparing and prosecuting U.S. and foreign patent applications to strengthen and protect the vital patent portfolios of her clients. Miranda has been involved in the drafting and prosecution of patent applications in areas such as software applications, computer networking, mobile device applications, mechanical and electromechanical technologies, e-commerce, and real-time location services. She conducts in-depth freedom-to-operate analyses and prior art studies to advise clients on potential patentability, validity, and infringement issues. Miranda has considerable experience representing clients in state, federal, and appellate courts throughout the U.S. and before the International Trade Commission (ITC) in a wide variety of cutting-edge technologies, including computer software, telecommunications, GPS, semiconductors, mass spectrometers, medical devices, and pharmaceutical products. Miranda has represented petitioners and patent owners in post-grant proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Her familiarity with complex intellectual property and other commercial litigation matters informs her ability to counsel clients developing a comprehensive patent portfolio strategy. Miranda received her J.D., summa cum laude, from the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law. She also received a B.S., summa cum laude, from the University of Central Missouri, where she was a recipient of the university scholar award.

Experience

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