Sabine Volkmer Ward is a registered patent attorney at Schwegman. Her practice focuses on patent prosecution and portfolio development across a wide range of technologies and industries. Sabine has prepared patent applications on various energy technologies, medical devices and medical imaging, robotics, machine vision, optoelectronics, computer network security, and software, for example. Prior to joining Schwegman, Sabine practiced in the Boston offices of two national general practice firms.
Sabine obtained her graduate degree in physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and completed her undergraduate studies in physics at the Friedrich Schiller University in Jena, Germany. While a student at MIT and research assistant at Harvard University, Sabine co-founded a start-up company in the Internet search space after becoming a finalist in the $100K Entrepreneurship Competition. Sabine’s exposure to the intersection of business and technology sparked her interest in patent law.
Sabine is licensed in Massachusetts and before the USPTO. Sabine is not admitted in Texas.
Suffolk University Law School
J.D., Summa cum laude
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
M.S. in Physics
Friedrich Schiller University Jena
Diploma In Physics
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Associate (01/2012-04/2014) and Science Advisor (11/2010-12/2011)