Megan Wood is an intellectual property litigator that is dedicated to protecting clients’ novel ideas and innovation. She has successfully represented both plaintiffs and defendants in Federal Court and before the USPTO from a case’s inception through jury trial, and on appeal. Megan has also secured favorable settlements and license agreements on behalf of firm clients. Her practice focuses on a wide range of technologies, including oil and gas, electronic devices, mechanical products, and chemicals.
Megan has worked as a trusted secondment for a firm client. This experience gives her a unique in-house perspective that allows her to better understand and advise clients on their business needs and adversarial matters. In addition to her litigation practice, Megan also advises clients on IP due diligence in support of corporate mergers and acquisitions, and has successfully prosecuted numerous patent applications for clients in the electrical, chemical, and medical device fields.
Prior to joining private practice, Megan served as a judicial intern for the Honorable James J. Fitzgerald III, Appellate Judge of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania. She also worked as a mechanical engineer at Lockheed Martin in a research and technology group. Megan earned a B.S. in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering from Johns Hopkins University, with a concentration in nanotechnology and interfaces.
In recognition of her achievements and successes, the firm elected Megan to participate in the 2022 Leadership Counsel on Legal Diversity (“LCLD”) Fellows Program, which is a program designed to recognize diverse, high potential, mid-career attorneys. Megan also previously served as a 2017 LCLD Pathfinder. Within Blank Rome, Megan sits on the firm’s Technology Committee and is a member of the firm’s Latinx affinity group. For the past several years, Megan has co-authored a chapter entitled “Nondiscovery Motions and Court-Initiated Procedures,” published in PLI Patent Litigation annually.