Lana N. Kuchinski focuses her practice on patent prosecution and counseling in the areas of electronics and software. She is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
Lana worked with the firm as a summer associate in 2017. Previously, Lana was a patent engineer at an intellectual property law firm based in the Denver-Boulder, Colorado metro area where she assisted attorneys with USPTO office actions responses, patent application drafting, claim drafting, prior art searches, inventor disclosure meetings, and intellectual property licensing agreements.
While attending law school, Lana was a research assistant at Silicon Flatirons Center and received its Silicon Flatirons’ Outstanding 1L Award.
Prior to attending law school, Lana fulfilled various roles as an instrumentation and process control engineer, chemical engineer, process engineer, and application engineer for the design and construction of numerous energy production facilities including oil and natural gas, ethanol, and alternative fuels.
Lana’s experience includes, and is not limited to, instrumentation sizing and procurement, technical specification writing, contract negotiation and evaluation, control network architecture design including DCS, PLC, panel designs, and subsequent wiring schematics, emergency shutdown systems, and overall process control narrative.
Lana was a guest lecturer at the University of Kansas from 2012-2014 for the senior level Process Controls class on real world application of process controls, system dynamics, and instrumentation.
- University of Colorado School of Law, J.D. (2018) Order of the Coif, Dean’s List (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
- University of Kansas, B.S., Chemical Engineering (2011) Dean’s List
- Colorado (2018)
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (2017)
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