Warunee Srisiri Ph. D.

Warunee Srisiri Ph. D.

Partner
Location:
Salt Lake City, Utah
Phone:
866-928-7962
801-359-9000
Fax:
801-359-9011
Email:

Dr. Srisiri received her J.D. from the Charleston School of Law, where she graduated summa cum laude, ranked first in her graduating class, while working full time as a patent agent.  Dr. Srisiri also holds a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from the University of Arizona and a masters degree in business administration (MBA) from the Citadel School of Business.

Dr. Srisiri has had extensive experience as a scientist and a business manager prior to practicing patent law. After receiving her Ph.D., Dr. Srisiri worked as a scientist at Johnson Polymer for three years before joining the Specialty Chemicals Division of MeadWestvaco Corporation as a senior scientist. Dr. Srisiri then worked as a market development manager for the Specialty Chemical Divisions of MeadWestvaco where she was responsible for identifying and developing new business opportunities, as well as working closely with in-house counsel to create robust IP portfolios for various new businesses, form joint ventures/LLCs, and divest non-strategic businesses. With the desire to understand areas of legal practice affecting the protection and exploitation of technology, Dr. Srisiri pursued her J.D. degree as a part-time student while maintaining her full time job as a patent agent working in the area of chemicals, material science, green technologies, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, and packaging applications, and now brings that expertise to Magleby Cataxinos & Greenwood and its clients.

Experience and Expertise

Infringement, Validity, and Enforceability Evaluations
Intellectual Property Due Diligence for Mergers and Acquisitions
Patent and Technology Portfolio Assessments and Audits
Post-Grant Proceedings, Including Reissue and Reexamination
Product Clearance Opinions
Technology Evaluation and Invention Identification
Technology Transfer
Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals
Chemical & Chemical Process
Materials Science
Mechanical & Aerospace
Medical Devices
Nanotechnology

Areas of Practice

  • Counseling & Strategic Planning
  • Due Diligence
  • Intellectual Property & Other Complex Litigation
  • International
  • Patents, Trade Secrets, Trademarks & Copyrights
  • Transactional & Licensing
  • Opinions

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina
  • Utah
  • U.S. District Court District of Utah
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Education

  • Charleston School of Law, Charleston, South Carolina
    • J.D. summa cum laude
  • University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
    • Ph. D.
    • Major: Organic Chemistry
  • Citadel School of Business
    • M.B.A.
  • B. Sc. Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  • American Bar Association (ABA), Intellectual Property Section
  • The David K. Winder IP Inn of Court
  • Utah Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section
  • Women Lawyers of Utah
  • The Women Tech Council

Past Employment Positions

  • TraskBritt, Patent Attorney
  • MeadWestvaco Corporation, Patent Attorney/Agent
  • MeadWestvaco Corporation, Market Development Manager for Specialty Chemicals
  • MeadWestvaco Corporation, Senior Research Scientist for Specialty Chemicals
  • Johnson Polymer, Inc. (now a part of BASF Corporation), Research Scientist
  • The University of Arizona, Postdoctoral Research Scientist

Languages

  • Thai