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Lisa Dawn Gentry, Practice Support Manager at Patterson Thuente IP

Lisa Dawn Gentry

Practice Support Manager

Lisa Dawn Gentry serves a key role as Practice Support Manager at Patterson Thuente IP. Lisa has more than 30 years of experience specializing in the preparation and prosecution of U.S. and international patent and trademark applications. She has worked in both small and large IP law firms since 1986 and has experience handling all sizes of clients’ IP portfolios.

In her role at Patterson Thuente IP, Lisa manages and trains our paralegal and docketing teams. She also identifies staffing and resource needs; facilitates the on-boarding of IP portfolios from clients; and initiates the implementation of guidelines and best practices for our docketing and support staff.

Outside the office, Lisa participates on a Ragnar Relay Team. The Ragnar Relay is a race of approximately 200 miles spanning two days and ran by teams consisting of four to 12 people. Lisa also enjoys both quilting and sewing.

  • Minnesota School of Business, Legal Assistant Certification – 1986
  • Association of Legal Administrators
  • Association of Legal Administrators – Minnesota Chapter
  • Minnesota Paralegal Association
  • Business Mentor – Women Venture