03 Oct Sydney Salters
Sydney Salters is an associate practicing in the firm’s intellectual property group. She concentrates her practice on IP due diligence and IP portfolio management and counseling.
Sydney has written actions for pending patent applications, conducted research, drafted memoranda addressing legal issues in pending cases and briefs to assist ongoing litigation, observed court proceedings, assisted in the drafting of a Markman brief and response, drafted office action responses, and conducted legal research projects. She is also a staff editor for the Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal and the Journal of Law and Technology.
Sydney received a B.S. in physics and mathematics from the University of Texas and her J.D. from the University of Texas Law School. Prior to her legal career at MWM, Sydney gained valuable legal experience as a patent experience extern, judicial intern, law clerk, summer associate, and judicial clerk.
- Drafted office action responses and conducted legal research projects as a Summer Associate at Munck Wilson Mandala.
- Assisted in drafting of a Markman brief and response, conducted research, and drafted memoranda as a Law Clerk.
- Conducted legal research and drafted memoranda and briefs to assist with various ongoing litigation as a Law Clerk.
- Conducted research, drafted memoranda addressing legal issues in pending cases, and observed court proceedings as a Judicial Intern.
- Wrote office actions for current pending patent applications after completing a prior art search during a Patent Experience Extern Program at United States Patent and Trademark Office.
- Assisted in the development of an update of the trigger and read out system for the ALICE experiment at CERN LHC and utilized silicon pixel technology to increase precision in tracking of low momentum particles as a member of the Relativistic Heavy Ion Physics Group at The University of Texas.
- Worked in small teams to synthesize materials via solid state reaction for use in data storage, optics, and sensors as a member of Texas Materials Institute Magnetism and Superconductivity Group at The University of Texas.
- Performed and documented experiments with graphene nanoribbons, and synthesized graphene nanoribbon films and tested their conductivity and transparency to radiofrequency at Rice University Smalley Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology.