Ms. Ruschau advises clients on patentability, infringement, and licensing issues, as well as counsels on global patent portfolio acquisition, prosecution, and management. She has been named as one of the “Global Top 250 Women in IP.” She is heavily involved in both litigation and prosecution matters. She has represented clients in litigation in the mechanical, chemical, and pharmaceutical fields, and she has acted as trial counsel in both jury and bench trials, and related pre-trial and appellate proceedings. In addition to her extensive experience in patent litigation, she prepares and prosecutes U.S. and foreign patents in a variety of technical fields, with an emphasis on mechanical applications.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Ruschau worked as a product design engineer for General Motors in the fields of engine and transmission mounting systems and composite development.