Melissa Mitchell is an Intellectual Property Attorney in the Biotechnology & Chemical Practice Group. Melissa earned a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from Mississippi State University followed by a Master of Science in Biomedical Science from the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Melissa’s practice primarily relates to the preparation and prosecution of biotechnology, chemical, and plant patents.
Melissa attended Washington University School of Law and graduated in 2021. While in law school, Melissa was a staff member of the Washington University Jurisprudence Review and a board member of the WashU Intellectual Property Law Association. Melissa also gained valuable experience in the Washington University Entrepreneurship & Intellectual Property Clinic.
Iowa State Bar Association
Iowa Intellectual Property Law Association
Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, J.D., 2021
University of Mississippi Medical Center, M.S., Biomedical Science, 2017
Mississippi State University, B.S., Biological Sciences, 2013
A Match Made in Antitrust Heaven? A Liberalistic Exploration of the Medical Match’s Antitrust Exemption, 13 Wash. U. Juris. Rev. 121 (2020).
Iowa State Bar, 2021
U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, 2020
Washington University Jurisprudence Review, Notes Editor
CALI Excellence for the Future Award – Legal Practice I
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