October 12, 2018

Rachel Perry, Lynne Wang, and Hannah Follender Join Workman Nydegger as Newest Associates

By: Brooke MacCourtney
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SALT LAKE CITY, OCTOBER 12, 2018 – Workman Nydegger is pleased to welcome Rachel Perry, Lynne Wang, and Hannah Follender as Associates to the firm.

Ms. Perry is a registered patent attorney focused on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications for the mechanical, biotech, and chemical arts. Ms. Perry holds a bachelor’s degree in Genetics and Biotechnology and a J.D. from J. Reuben Clark Law School. Ms. Perry spent over two years at Brigham Young University in a lab performing bioinformatic-based research on Alzheimer’s disease. While attending J. Reuben Clark Law School, Ms. Perry served as the Vice President of the Brigham Young University chapter of Women in the Law and was a regional semifinalist in the Giles S. Rich Memorial Moot Court Competition.

Ms. Wang is a registered patent attorney focused on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications for computer, electrical, and mechanical arts as well as related strategic counseling. Ms. Wang holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, a master’s degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering and a J.D. from the University of New Hampshire School of Law. Her focus area of graduate study was VLSI circuit design. She also has in-depth knowledge of signal processing, analog circuit design, computer architecture, operating systems, and computer programing.

Ms. Follender is a registered patent attorney focused on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications in a variety of fields including biotech, mechanical and medical devices. Ms. Follender holds a bachelor’s degree in Biology and Political Science and a J.D. from S.J. Quinney School of Law. Ms. Follender grew up alpine ski racing on the East Coast of the United States. Upon graduating from college in upstate New York, Ms. Follender compared snowfall totals and moved to Utah to pursue big mountain freeskiing as a professional skier. She competed in international freeskiing competitions in America and Europe as a sponsored athlete for multiple outdoor brands. Through patent law, Ms. Follender has found a means to continue to involve herself in the outdoor industry, this time in a behind-the-scenes role to help companies protect their IP.