Alison is a registered patent attorney and joins Billion & Armitage with over fifteen years of experience in patent law.
Alison received her B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Michigan and her law degree from William Mitchell College of Law. Prior to Billion & Armitage, she worked at a large patent law firm in the Twin Cities, and before that, in-house at Cargill as an Intellectual Property lawyer. Alison has done patent preparation and prosecution in a variety of technology areas, including food science, HVAC, aircraft engines, power generation and several medical device companies. She worked at 3M as a manufacturing engineer and as a sourcing analyst before law school.