Carrie M. Stroup

Sr. Technical Consultant

Carrie M. Stroup is a Senior Technical Consultant with the firm. Carrie has served as a USPTO patent agent and a former patent examiner, with over 15 years of experience in a variety of intellectual property matters. Her current work efforts involve complex patent drafting, prosecution, patent infringement litigation, as well as licensing of inventive subject matter.


Since 2008, Carrie has worked full-time in drafting and/or prosecuting patent applications pertaining to a variety of technological areas. These technologies include: medical devices; chemical compounds and compositions; pharmaceuticals; DNA, cells and protein based therapeutics; software, internet and computers; consumer electronics; mechanical devices; cartilage and bone tissue engineering; bio-fuels; and alternative energy devices.

Her professional work experience also includes:

  • law associate for patent infringement of DNA vaccine (2001-2002),
  • technology transfer licensing associate for academia and private businesses (2004-2008),
  • market researcher for patent licensing firm (2006-2008),
  • consultant for mutual funds reviewing generic drug litigation (Paragraph IV) and FDA Orange Book Listings (2008-2010),
  • a member of Myriad Genetic’s breast cancer gene search (BRCA2), and testing automation via robotics (1995-1996),
  • internship with the Congressional Research Service (wrote report on Xenotransplantation) (1997), and
  • internship with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation for research on the genetic predisposition of disease development (1993).


  • M.E., Bioengineering, Univ. of Utah, 1998 (thesis in cartilage tissue regeneration)
  • B.S., Cell Biology, Univ. of Washington, 1994
  • B.S., Mech/Aero Engineering, WP, NY, 1986
  • Internships: Congressional Research Service; JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation), 1993; Hughes Aircraft, 1985


  • Patent Agent Member, AIPLA (2007-present)
  • Member, Licensing Executive Society (2006-2009, 20012-13)
  • Member, American Chemical Society (2012-present
  • USPTO Patent Agent (Awarded 2002)