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Profile: Meghan McGovern

Meghan McGovern is a registered patent attorney that counsels clients on the protection of their innovations in a variety of technical fields including optics, image and signal processing, lasers, imaging systems, toys and games, radar systems, electronics, semiconductors, software, and mechanical devices. Prior to co-founding DiBerardino McGovern IP Group LLC, Meghan was a patent practitioner in the Washington, DC office of Fish & Richardson P.C. for seven years.

Meghan assists clients through the entire patent lifecycle by preparing and prosecuting U.S. patent applications, collaborating with counsel in other jurisdictions to obtain patent rights outside of the U.S., assisting clients with licensing and patent portfolio analysis, and conducting freedom-to-operate and pre-suit investigations. She also advises clients on intellectual property protection in relation to government contracts and standards setting organizations.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Meghan was an engineer at Northrop Grumman for five years, where she developed image processing and automatic target recognition algorithms. Meghan was also an intern at Advanced Micro Devices, a research assistant at the University of Texas at Austin, and a research assistant at the Center for Ultrafast Optical Sciences (CUOS) at the University of Michigan.

Educational Background:
University of Texas at Austin B.S. Electrical Engineering 1997 with honors
Eta Kappa Nu, Tau Beta Pi
University of Michigan M.S. Electrical Engineering 1999
Georgetown University Law Center J.D. 2006 cum laude
Associate Editor, Georgetown Law Journal

Admissions:
The District of Columbia and Virginia.
The United States Patent and Trademark Office.