Overview

Hannah Follender is a registered patent agent focused on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications in a variety of fields including biotech, mechanical and medical devices.

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 the Americas 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.

Experience

Experience

U.S. Patent Prosecution

Education

Education

J.D., S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, expected graduation May 2018

B.S., Biology, Political Science, St. Lawrence University, 2011: Cum Laude, Phi Sigma Alpha, Dean’s List, Owen D. Young North Country Science Award

Admissions

Admissions

Registered Patent Agent, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Achievements

Achievements
  • Associate Articles Editor, Law Review – S.J. Quinney College of Law
  • Outstanding Achievement Award – Patent Law, Spring 2017
  • Quinney Research Fellow 2016-2017
  • Women’s Law Caucus – S.J. Quinney College of Law
  • Student Intellectual Property Law Association – S.J. Quinney College of Law

Community Involvement

Community Involvement
  • Alta Community Enrichment (ACE) – Board of Directors
  • SheJumps
  • Friends of the Utah Avalanche Center

Memberships

Memberships
  • David K. Winder Intellectual Property American Inn of Court
  • Alta Ski Area Athlete Team

    Languages

    Languages
    • Proficient in Hebrew