Amy E. Schmid


Amy E. Schmid

  • P 202-721-8210
  • F 202-721-8250

Amy Schmid brings a unique understanding to the obstacles and complexities of obtaining a valid and enforceable patent, due to her experience on the opposing sides of patent prosecution.

Prior to joining Wenderoth in 2004, Amy was a Patent Examiner at the United States Patent and Trademark Office in the Biochemistry and Organic Chemistry Technology Center, focusing on organic compounds, bio-affecting and body treating compositions, drug delivery systems, dental compositions and cosmetics. 

Amy’s practice at Wenderoth focuses on preparing provisional, non-provisional and international applications, prosecuting applications before the USPTO, managing and prosecuting applications within worldwide portfolios, and assisting foreign clients with obtaining patent protection in the US. Amy also counsels clients regarding portfolio strategy and management, formulates validity, infringement and freedom-to-operate opinions, and performs patent term adjustment and extension analysis.

Amy’s practice encompasses a wide range of technologies including:

  • Small molecules
  • Pharmaceutical formulations
  • Ophthalmics
  • Transdermals
  • Adhesives
  • Drug delivery
  • Paints
  • Herbicides and pesticides
  • Glass resins
  • Fluorocarbons
  • Polymers
  • Cosmetics
  • Metallurgy and alloys
  • Dental compositions
  • Catalysts
  • Liquid crystals
  • Coatings
  • Foods and beverages
  • Fibers and textiles

When not practicing law, Amy enjoys playing the piano, singing, and spending time outdoors with her husband and two young children. 

Amy E. Pulliam, Note, Raising the Bar Too High: Moseley v. V Secret Catalogue, Inc. and Relied Under the Federal Trademark Dilution Act, 53 Cath. U. L. Rev. 887 (2004)