Kelsie’s practice includes counseling clients through patent preparation and prosecution, due diligence, and portfolio analysis projects. She has a specific focus on molecular and cellular biology including biochemistry, microbiology, therapeutic methods, and genetic engineering. She regularly works with individual inventors, publicly funded companies, nonprofit research institutes, and universities at all stages of portfolio development.
Before joining Sheridan Ross, Kelsie served as program manager at the University of Colorado’s Inworks Innovation Initiative where she oversaw operations, facilitated connections between the university and local entrepreneurs, and taught a curriculum focused on biological innovation. Kelsie holds a Bachelor of Science degree in forensic biology from Purdue University, a Master of Science degree in molecular and cellular biology from the University of Colorado-Denver, and a law degree from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.
University of Denver College of Law (J.D., 2022)
University of Colorado (M.S. Molecular and Cellular Biology, 2016)
Purdue University, Indianapolis (B.S. Forensic Biology, 2013)
- IP Transactions & Licensing
- Patent Office Post Grant Proceedings
- Patent Prosecution
- Patent Search Services
- Green Technology
- Life Sciences
- Material Science
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Colorado Lawyers Committee: Young Lawyers Division
Colorado Women’s Bar Association