Linnea P. Cipriano is an associate at Kenyon. She focuses her practice on handling intellectual property matters in the chemical and life sciences fields.
Ms. Cipriano has a background in pharmacology, biochemistry and molecular biology. Prior to joining the firm, she was a legal intern at Cleveland Clinic Innovations where she aided in the process of the commercialization of medical devices and technology development at the Cleveland Clinic and performed patentability searches and analysis of license agreements. She was also a research technologist at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation where she pursued a research project directed at discovering a molecular link between stress and cardiovascular disease. As a research assistant at Case Western Reserve University, she designed and performed molecular biology experiments to examine the regulation of a natural tumor suppressor.
Ms. Cipriano earned her B.S. in Biochemistry, cum laude, from Catholic University of America where she received the Washington Chemical Society Outstanding Chemistry Student Award. She earned her M.S. in Pharmacology from Case Western Reserve University where she was honored with the National Institutes of Health Research Oncology Training Grant, and her J.D., magna cum laude, from Case Western Reserve University School of Law where she was a recipient of the Thomas G. Fessenden Scholarship for Intellectual Property and honored with membership into the Order of the Coif and Order of Barristers.