Theresa M. Weisenberger
Theresa Weisenberger focuses on patent litigation and the preparation and prosecution of patent applications. She has been involved in various aspects of litigation before U.S. district courts and the U.S. International Trade Commission. She also has experience challenging patentability at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, including reexamination proceedings and drafting petitions to the Patent Trial and Appeal Board for inter partes review. Ms. Weisenberger works with all aspects of electrical and computer technologies, including software and mobile apps, automotive systems, control systems, robotics, communication systems, and wireless technologies.
While in law school, Ms. Weisenberger worked at Finnegan as a summer associate, gaining valuable experience in both litigation and prosecution matters. She also interned for a boutique firm in Nashville, Tenn., assisting in the prosecution of electrical patent applications.
- Worked as an intellectual property intern at Mississippi State University Office of Technology Commercialization, 2006-2008.
- Worked as an intern at NASA Marshall Space Flight Center focusing on microsatellites and microwave technology, 2007.
- Served on the Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law as articles editor, 2010-2011; and staff member, 2009-2010.
- Vanderbilt Scholastic Excellence Award in Patents and Know-How, 2010.
- IEEE SoutheastCon Student Hardware Competition 2008, Second Place Team.
- "An 'Absence of Meaningful Appellate Review': Juries and Patent Obviousness," Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law, Spring 2010.