Elissa Knoff’s practice includes patent prosecution and client counseling across a broad range of technological areas, including medical devices, computer-implemented technologies, mechanical products, and electronics. Elissa gained further insight into her clients’ goals and motivations through an in-house secondment at a major medical device company. Elissa previously worked as a patent litigator, representing clients in various stages of litigation. Elissa has also worked as a litigation and patent portfolio analyst for a syndicated, subscription-based service that provides information regarding the lifecycle of pharmaceutical products. Prior to entering practice, Elissa served as a law clerk to the Honorable Timothy B. Dyk at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Working for a variety of different organizations in different roles has given Elissa a keen eye to what it takes to keep your team happy and engaged.