Dawn Roelofs

Paralegal Specialist

I enjoy the ever-changing landscape of technology, and patent litigation allows me to fulfill that passion.

Dawn Roelofs is an IP litigation specialist in Cooley's intellectual property litigation practice group and a member of the litigation department. She has many years of experience managing complex IP matters in the most common patent infringement jurisdictions, such as the Northern and Central Districts of California, the Eastern District of Texas and the Eastern District of Virginia ("rocket docket"). She works on all phases of patent litigation, including Markman hearings and jury trials.

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  • Spin Master Prevails in Sanctions Dispute at 7th Circuit 

Practices & Industries


    Rescuing retired racing greyhounds

    Redskins football


  • University of Maryland, College Park
    BA, Criminal Justice


  • National Capital Area Paralegal Association

  • University of Maryland Alumni Association