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Pamela K. Riewerts, Esq.

Pamela K. Riewerts, Esq. is a partner and patent attorney with Oliver & Grimsley, LLC, an intellectual property and business law firm. Ms. Riewerts’ practice focuses on assisting clients in securing, maintaining, protecting, and commercializing intellectual property in the U.S. and abroad.

Oliver & Grimsley, LLC, was named one of the Best Law Firms in Maryland, Tier 1 by U.S. News and World Report 2014, 2015; and was recognized as one of the 2015 Top U.S. Patent Firms and 2014 Top U.S. Trademark Firms by Intellectual Property Today.

Ms. Riewerts’ practice focuses on assisting clients in securing, maintaining, protecting, and commercializing intellectual property in the U.S. and abroad, and regularly counsels individuals and businesses, including start-up ventures and established entities.  She has significant experience in patent, trademark, copyright and related litigation and joined Oliver & Grimsley after handling multifaceted intellectual property and corporate litigation matters for large New York City and Washington, D.C. firms.

Ms. Riewerts’ patent prosecution and litigation practice includes counseling and advising clients in a variety of technologies, including agricultural and biological systems and engineering processes, environmental devices, mechanical and medical devices, pharmaceuticals, electronic methods and devices, computer hardware and software, business methods, clothing accessories, alcohol distilleries, culinary instruments and devices, and other technologies.

Ms. Riewerts’ sophisticated patent and litigation experience greatly enhances her ability to counsel clients engaged in the patent process and in establishing, protecting, and commercializing intellectual property in the business realm. Ms. Riewerts also uses her engineering degree and background to work closely with inventors and technical experts to prepare reports, conduct intellectual property due diligence investigations, and provide intellectual property asset analyses and evaluations. She also negotiates and structures licensing agreements between patent owners and those pursuing use of the patented products or technology.

Prior to her tenure at Oliver & Grimsley, LLC, Ms. Riewerts practiced law as an intellectual property litigation and patent prosecution attorney with Bowie & Jensen, LLC, a Baltimore business law firm. She also practiced as an intellectual property and patent litigation attorney with Morgan & Finnegan, LLP., a New York City law firm focusing in intellectual property, and with McDermott Will & Emery, a Washington, D.C law firm.

Ms. Riewerts is a featured author in numerous publications and speaks on intellectual property issues for business owners. Ms. Riewerts is a member of many professional organizations, including the Maryland State Bar Association- Intellectual Property Section (Member) and the Entertainment and Sports Law Section (Co-Chair).  She has been named a 2015 Maryland Super Lawyer and Rising Star since 2012. Ms. Riewerts is also a named Advisory Council Member to the Pennsylvania State University, College of Engineering, Industrial and Professional Advisory Council (IPAC) and College of Agricultural Sciences, Entrepreneurship & Innovation Program (E&I). She is on the Board of Directors of the Maryland Howard County Historical Society, and is a member of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.

Ms. Riewerts is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law. She earned her undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural and Biological Engineering, and a minor degree in Environmental Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University. Ms. Riewerts also holds her Fundamentals of Engineering/Engineer in Training Accreditation (FE/EIT) from the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES). Outside of practicing law, Ms. Riewerts enjoys spending time with her family, attending sporting and musical events, golfing, reading novels, and writing children’s books.