Lesly McAnelly works with enterprise and startup clients to establish and grow their patent portfolios. She has experience in a range of technologies, including consumer products, agricultural technology, botanicals, weather modification systems, medical devices and software, semiconductor device manufacturing and related equipment, materials science, electronic control and monitoring systems, computer software, distributed ledger and blockchain technologies, financial products and industrial designs.

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  • Fordham University School of Law
    JD, 2017

  • Johns Hopkins University
    MBA, 2011

  • University of Maryland, College Park
    PhD, Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Northern Illinois University
    BS and MS, Electrical Engineering

  • Northern Illinois University
    BS, Operations Management & Information Systems

Admissions & Credentials

New York

Registered to practice before the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO)

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  • Fordham Brendan Moore Trial Advocacy Center