Michele Liu BaillieP.O. Box 683Marblehead, MA, 01945(781) 990-0500
Michele Liu Baillie, Registered Patent Attorney and Principal, has almost two decades of legal experience in the patent law. She has worked with Fortune 500 companies, mid-sized companies, startups, and individual inventors in around the U.S. and abroad, including Silicon Valley and New England.
Prior to founding North Shore Patents, Ms. Baillie was a partner at Sawyer Law Group, LLP, in Palo Alto, California. Ms. Baillie has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, and a J.D. from the University of San Francisco School of Law. She is a registered patent attorney with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and is licensed in Massachusetts and California.
Ms. Baillie currently serves on the board of the Women's Bar Association of Massachusetts (WBA). At the WBA, Ms. Baillie is the current co-chair of its Gala Committee, which produces the WBA annual signature event, and is a past co-chair of the WBA's North Shore Committee. Ms. Baillie also currently serves as Secretary on the Executive Board of the North Shore Technology Council and served as the Founding Chair of their Women's Initiative from March 2011 through December 2012. Ms. Baillie is an active member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) and The Boston Club.
Ms. Baillie’s publications and presentations include:
- Panelist, "Technology for the Law Office: Affordable and Efficient Technology", Women's Bar Association, September 2009
- Guest Lecturer, “Patent Basics and Business Methods”, E-Commerce Seminar, Boston University Law School, November 2008.
- Presenter and Session Chair, Software Patents and Open Source Software, Hawaii International Conference on Business, May 2006.
- Speaker, Preparing U.S. Patent Applications and Assisting with U.S. Patent Prosecution, U.S. Patent Practice for Paralegals, Oct 2006.
- “Top Ten Practical Tips For Strategic Patent Portfolio Management”, by Michele Liu & Dennis Fernandez, The Recorder, May 2005.
Ms. Baillie can be reached at (781) 990-3916 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lesley LeonessaP.O. Box 683Marblehead, MA, 01945(781) 990-0500
Lesley A. Leonessa, Of Counsel, is a Patent and Intellectual Property Attorney with an extensive background in Software, the Internet, and Technology. Ms. Leonessa has been actively counseling clients on Intellectual Property protection since 2005. Prior to entering the field of Patent Law, Ms. Leonessa acquired 19 years of professional experience and deep technical knowledge in the areas of Software Development, System Integration, and Manufacturing Test Systems/Processes working at companies such as Millipore, Polaroid, Honeywell, Stratus Computer, and EMC.
Ms. Leonessa holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Lowell, a Masters of Science degree in Computer Science from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, a MBA from Northeastern University, and a Juris Doctor from Northeastern University School of Law.
Ms. Leonessa is a member of the American Bar Association, the American Intellectual Property Law Association, the Boston Patent Law Association, Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts of Massachusetts,and the Women’s Bar Association.
Ms. Leonessa can be reached at (781) 990-1537 or Lesley@nspatents.com.