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Simone T. Raess

Simone T. Raess

Associate| Phoenix


Simone Raess focuses her practice in intellectual property law and technology. She has experience drafting and prosecuting patents and trademarks, as well as counseling on related matters. Simone’s patent practice covers a wide range of technical areas, with experience in biosciences, as well as chemical, mechanical, mining and aerospace patents, among others. Simone also assists clients in enforcing their intellectual property rights, through licensing negotiations and litigation.

  • University of Richmond School of Law (J.D., summa cum laude, 2013)
    • Order of the Coif
    • University of Richmond Law Review, Executive Board
    • Moot Court Board
  • Arizona State University (B.S., Biochemistry, B.S., Microbiology, 2004)
    • Presidential Scholar
    • Alpha Chi Sigma, Reporter
  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • State Bar of Virginia
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters, Mentor
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, Judicial Clerk to the Honorable James R. Spencer (2013-2014)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, Judicial Extern to the Honorable Roger L. Gregory (Spring 2012)
  • United States Attorney's Office, Summer Legal Intern (2011)
  • CSL Plasma, Center Manager (2006-2009), Senior Biomedical Technician, Management Trainee, Assistant Center Manager (2002-2006)
  • Arizona State University, Laboratory Research Assistant for Dr. B. Jacobs and Dr. Y. Chang (2000-2002)
  • Indiana University School of Medicine, Volunteer Research Assistant for Dr. C. Aldrich (2000)
  • Arizona
  • Virginia
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Supreme Court of Arizona
  • Supreme Court of Virginia
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit