Sydney Mckinney

Sydney Mckinney

Moore & Van Allen PLLC, Associate

Charlotte, North Carolina

Sydney focuses primarily on patent application preparation, patent prosecution, and transactional matters related to intellectual property. She has particular experience in both domestic and international patent prosecution, IP licensing, and diligence. Sydney holds a bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from Auburn University and a law degree from Vanderbilt Law School. While at Vanderbilt, Sydney served as a development editor for the Journal of Transnational Law and earned a certificate for extensive coursework in business law. She also worked with Vanderbilt's Turner Family Community Enterprise Clinic to assist a start-up company in navigating legal issues related to entity formation, governance, and software licensing. While earning her engineering degree, Sydney worked for Auburn University's Office of Technology Advancement and Commercialization where she conducted prior art searches and identified potential licensing partners for intellectual property owned by the university.

Experience

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Moore & Van Allen PLLC

  • Associate
    Feb 2022 ∼ Present 9 months
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Alston & Bird LLP

  • Associate
    Nov 2021 ∼ Feb 2022 2 months
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Vanderbilt University

  • Class of 2021 ∼
Firm Prospects attorney tracking launched in 2015/2016. Prior employment history currently unavailable.

Matched Jobs

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Patent Prosecution - Associate (ME) (location flexible)
North Carolina-Charlotte
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Patent Prosecution - Associate (location flexible)
North Carolina-Charlotte
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IP Litigation - Associate
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Connections

Jeffrey A. Kahn
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Jeffrey A. Kahn
Winston & Strawn LLP, Associate
New York Law School
Lara A. Greenberg
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Lara A. Greenberg
Nixon Peabody LLP, Associate
University of Connecticut
Jonathan Gerken
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Jonathan Gerken
Holland & Knight LLP, Associate
Vanderbilt University
Stephen J. Tagert
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Stephen J. Tagert
McGuireWoods LLP, Associate
Duke University
Spencer Davies
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Spencer Davies
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, Associate
Vanderbilt University