Megan Renee Wood

Biography

Megan Wood focuses her practice on patent litigation, patent prosecution, and IP due diligence in support of corporate mergers and acquisitions. With respect to her litigation practice, she has been a critical member of multiple litigation teams that have achieved favorable settlements and a victory before the Federal Circuit on behalf of firm clients. With respect to her prosecution practice, Megan has successfully prosecuted numerous patent applications resulting in notices of allowance (patents) for clients in the electrical, chemical, and medical device fields.

In recognition of her achievements and successes, as a fourth year associate, the Firm elected Megan to participate in the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Pathfinders Program, which is a program designed to recognize diverse, high potential, early career attorneys. Within Blank Rome, she recently participated in the Firm’s Trial Academy becoming one of the most junior people to participate in the Firm’s history. For the past several years, Megan has co-authored a chapter entitled “Nondiscovery Motions and Court-Initiated Procedures,” published in PLI Patent Litigation annually.

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. During law school, she served as an associate editor on The Villanova Environmental Law Journal. Megan earned a B.S. in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering from Johns Hopkins University, with a concentration in nanotechnology and interfaces.

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Megan was selected as a 2017 Pathfinder for the Pathfinders Program of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, which is a program designed to recognize diverse, high potential, early career attorneys.

Credentials

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Education

  • Johns Hopkins University, BS
  • Villanova University School of Law, JD, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif