Dr. Lancaster is a patent attorney residing in Phoenix, AZ, where she practices foreign and domestic patent prosecution, technology licensing, intellectual property enforcement, and trademark prosecution. Dr. Lancaster advises clients on a variety of intellectual property matters including devising business-driven strategies for intellectual property protection and assessing of the strength and scope of intellectual property assets.
Dr. Lancaster’s technological expertise is in the area of life sciences, including biochemistry, molecular and cell biology, protein chemistry, and vaccinology. She has applied this technical knowledge in protecting medical devices, diagnostic tests, pharmaceutical compositions and methods, cosmetics and skin care compositions, bioreactor systems, composite inorganic compositions, diagnostic imaging, and derivatized natural products.
Dr. Lancaster earned her J.D. from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University in 2009, her Ph.D. in Chemistry from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Center for Early Events in Photosynthesis at Arizona State University in 2003, and her B.S. in Biochemistry from the University of California, Riverside in 1998. Following her Ph.D., Dr. Lancaster was a postdoctoral research fellow for four years at the Biodesign Research Institute at Arizona State University, Center for Infectious Disease and Vaccinology, where she genetically engineered novel smallpox vaccines with attenuated virulence.
Arizona State University College of Law
Arizona State University, Dept. of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Ph.D. Chemistry, 2003
University of California, Riverside
B.S. Biochemistry, 1998
State of Arizona Bar Member
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Arizona State University, College of Law
Certificate in Law, Science, and Technology
Center Scholar, Center for Law, Science, and Technology