Nicole Wanty

Senior Associate Patent Attorney

Nicole Wanty is a registered patent attorney practicing patent preparation and prosecution, as well as intellectual property counseling. Nicole works with national and international corporations, universities and research institutions, start-ups, and individuals to carry out and inform patent strategies in technology areas including electronics, software, networking, productivity applications, computer human interfaces, and mobile applications.

Prior to joining Talem IP Law, Nicole was an intellectual property associate at a law firm in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Nicole also externed in the Patent Experience Extern Program at the United States Patent and Trademark Office and at an intellectual property firm in Alexandria, Virginia.

Nicole is an active member of the American Intellectual Property Association (AIPLA) and is involved with AIPLA’s Professional Programs Committee, Education Committee, and Electronic and Computer Law Committee.

In her free time, Nicole enjoys traveling and playing and watching sports, especially the Minnesota Golden Gophers.


US Patent and Trademark Office

*Not a Member of The Florida Bar 



University of New Hampshire School of Law, J.D. 2011
         • Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property Law, Intellectual Property Law Certificate, 2011
         • Chair, Student Intellectual Property Law Association
St. Cloud State University, B.S. in Computer Science, 2015
         • Graduated magna cum laude
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, B.S. Chemistry, 2007

Technical Specialties

Computer Science
Productivity Applications
Computer Human Interfaces
Mobile Applications


Patent Preparation and Prosecution
Claim Scope Analysis and Infringement Analysis
Patentability Opinions
Trademark Opinions

Select Speaking Engagements

AIPLA Mid-Winter Institute, Moderator, Plenary Session: “What Every IP Practitioner Needs to Know About Risk Management,” February 2, 2019


Chicago Bar Association
American Intellectual Property Association (AIPLA)
Committee on the Profession
Chair, 2021 – Present
Co-Vice Chair, 2019 -2021

Professional Programs Committee

2023 Annual Meeting Topic Subcommittee Member
2023 Annual Meeting Session Coordinator
2023 Spring Meeting Session Coordinator
2019 Annual Meeting Topic Subcommittee Member
2019 Spring Meeting Session Coordinator
2018 Annual Meeting Session Coordinator
Electronic and Computer Law Committee (ECLC)
2018 ECLC Summit Session Coordinator
Patent Law Committee

* Talem IP’s Florida practice is limited to matters before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

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