"An expert in the work processes."
knowledge and skills are out of discussion: this
is the reason why - I believe - the firm selected
Viola for training the paralegal staff in our
client encountered a somewhat complicated chain
of title issue. Viola provided in-depth practical
insight into the issue and helped us save the
client a significant amount of money."
have worked with Viola continuously for the past
13 plus years. Throughout that time, she has proven
to be priceless. Viola has handled patent and
trademark paralegal matters (domestic and abroad)
for me, and her breadth of knowledge in these
areas is amazing."
Viola Ange |
M. L. Ange, president and founder of IPParalegals, is an Intellectual
Property Specialist with more than a quarter century of paralegal experience
in U.S. and foreign patent, trademark and copyright prosecution
and litigation. Academically, Ms. Ange attended Mesa College in San Diego
before transferring to San Diego State University - majoring
in business administration while minoring in mathematics and physics.
her career Viola has strived to make a difference in the IP
prosecution paralegal community; defining and expanding many of
the value-added services they offer today. Her assignments have
encompassed nearly everything from conducting corporate field
investigations in the U.S. to directing major law firm start-up
and restructuring projects in Europe. Having excelled in IP boutique
law firms, general practice law firms, corporations and as an
independent consultant & contractor, Ms. Ange's knowledge base and
capabilities are impressive and unique.
Viola's recent public accolades include the 2010 Paralegal Superstar award presented by Paralegal Gateway for her contributions to Paralegal career enhancement. November 2010 also witnessed Ms. Ange's endowment as 2011 Woman of the Year by the National Association of Professional Women in recognition of her lifework achievements as a legal industry luminary.
Within the professional community, Ms. Viola Ange has been actively coordinating and educating at Intellectual Property roundtables, seminars and conferences since 1990. She wrote and produced the industry's landmark patent and trademark paralegal employment knowledge tests, and has served as a co-director, speaker and panelist for the Annual DAPA Intellectual Property Conference since its second year of operation. Ms. Ange is also a recognized author and educator of CLE curriculum on domestic, foreign & PCT patent prosecution in the state of Texas.
Viola Ange's career accomplishments merited her acceptance into the American Bar Association, the ABA's Patent Legislation / PTO Practice Committee, the Paralegal Division of the Texas State Bar, as well as selection
to the technical advisory
board of the Institute
for Law and Technology at the Center
for American and International Law. As IPParalegals' founder and principal, Ms. Ange continues to assume leadership roles in expanding the landscape of the Intellectual Property professional community.