Lauren Baker is an effective communicator and skilled litigator who vigorously represents her clients in federal courts throughout the United States. Lauren focuses her practice on patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret litigation and has been involved in a variety of complex intellectual property litigation matters across virtually all industries and sectors of technology.
A proactive problem-solver, Lauren has significant experience defending her clients’ intellectual property rights in district court proceedings and in inter partes review (IPR) and post grant review proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on both the patentee and patent challenger side. With her excellent writing and critical thinking skills, Lauren has obtained preliminary injunctive relief for her clients in district court and defeated challenges to patent validity at the USPTO.
Lauren has been involved in virtually all phases of intellectual property litigation, including at the appellate level, where she has helped her clients achieve favorable decisions from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Prior to joining Barnes & Thornburg, she practiced at two large Atlanta law firms, where she represented clients in district court proceedings and in proceedings before the USPTO. She has handled litigation matters in numerous jurisdictions across the United States, including in the patent-heavy Western and Eastern Districts of Texas, the District of Colorado, the Northern District of Georgia, the Eastern and Middle Districts of North Carolina, Southern and Central Districts of California, and Middle District of Florida, among others.
Lauren has also participated in a number of pro bono matters, including three grandparent-relative adoption proceedings, throughout her career.
As part of her master’s program at the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University, Lauren worked at the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, where she conducted a systematic review of the adverse reproductive effects of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), culminating in her master’s thesis.
While in law school, Lauren was an extern in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia’s Civil Division and at Emory University’s Office of Technology Transfer.
Professional and Community Involvement
Member, Atlanta Legal Aid Society Service Council
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