Anne's practice concentrates on patent prosecution. She focuses on representing clients in all aspects of preparation and prosecution of U.S. and international patent applications in a number of different technology areas, including computer software, medical devices, athletic apparel, healthcare applications, telecommunications, and mechanical arts. Her practice includes the analysis of patentability as well as patent infringement and validity analysis. Anne also has experience in counseling clients on compliance with employee invention laws in other countries including, among others, Korea, China, Vietnam and Taiwan.
Presentations and Publications
Design Patents: Looks Matter ... to Consumers and the Patent Office, Secret Sauce BBQ CLE, Kansas City, Kansas, September 14, 2018 (with Andy O'Brien).
Anne R. Hannah, A Look Into the Magic Eight Ball: Would Health Courts Survive Judicial Scrutiny in Missouri? “Signs Point to Yes,” 77 UMKC L. Rev. 811 (2009).