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Amanda R. Metell


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Amanda is an intellectual property attorney whose practice encompasses patent and trademark litigation as well as patent prosecution. She works with clients in a wide variety of industries, including life sciences and technology. Amanda was a Summer Associate at Mintz in 2021 and 2022.

While earning her JD, Amanda interned with the United Nations’ World Intellectual Property Organization in Geneva, Switzerland, where she drafted an industrial design examiner internal practice manual for the Hague Registry Operations office. She also worked as a patent classifier for a multinational government services contractor.

In graduate school, Amanda conducted research on inhibiting replicative immortality in a mutant glioblastoma and worked as an organic chemistry teaching assistant in the school’s chemistry department.


The United States Supreme Court denied certiorari in the closely observed case American Axle & Manufacturing, Inc., v. Neapco Holdings LLC. The Court’s refusal to hear the case disappointed patent practitioners nationwide—and likely also members of the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, which itself has been clamoring for guidance.

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It is no question that Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) technologies have popped up in all aspects of society such as online shopping, music streaming, and social networking. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) has even reported that patents which incorporate AI has increased from under 5% in 1980 to over 20% in 2018. Among those organizations that utilize AI is the USPTO itself.
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Author, Time is Money: A look into the ITC’s Early Disposition Program and the New Early Interim ID Pilot Program, 337 Reporter, International Trade Commission Trial Lawyer Association

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Recognition & Awards

  • Phi Beta Kappa

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