Warunee Srisiri-Sisson

Warunee’s practice emphasizes the preparation and prosecution of U.S. and international patent applications, as well as the legal opinions for patent-related matters in the chemical, materials science, semiconductor devices and fabrication, aerospace, process engineering, life science, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical areas. With past experiences as an in-house IP counsel for Fortune 500 companies in the chemical industry, she is skillful in managing global IP portfolios, counseling clients in R&D and business on IP-relating matters, and performing IP due diligence for M&A or licensing. She also has extensive experience as a scientist and a business manager for a Fortune 500 company in the chemical industry, prior to practicing patent law. With her solid technical and business background, she understands technology and strategically develops global IP portfolios that protect and maximize clients’ assets.

Professional Recognition
  • Mountain States Rising Star Lawyer for Intellectual Property Law – 2018
  • Mountain States Rising Star – 2019
Areas of Special Expertise
  • Chemical compositions and chemical processes
  • Infringement, validity, and enforceability evaluations
  • Legal opinions on patentability, patent validity, product clearance, non-infringement
  • Intellectual property due diligence for mergers and acquisitions, or licensing
  • Pre-issuance opposition
  • Patent and technology portfolio assessments and management
  • Strategic counseling regarding intellectual property
  • Technology evaluation and invention identification
Bar Admissions
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Utah Bar
  • South Carolina Bar
  • Charleston School of Law, J.D.
  • The Citadel, School of Business, M.B.A.
  • University of Arizona, Ph.D., Organic Chemistry
  • Thai
Prior Professional Experience
  • Patent Attorney, Diversey, Inc.
  • Patent Attorney/Partner, Magleby Cataxinos & Greenwood P.C.
  • Patent Attorney/Shareholder, TraskBritt P.C.
  • Patent Agent/Attorney, MeadWestvaco Inc.
  • Market Development Manager, MeadWestvaco Inc.
  • Senior Research Scientist, MeadWestvaco Inc.
  • Research Scientist, SC Johnson Company