Laurin Buettner

CONTACT
212-619-6000, ext. 212
lbuettner@fkmiplaw.com

EDUCATION
•  J.D., Benjamin Cardozo School of Law, 2014 
•  B.S. in Biomedical Engineering, Tulane University, 2008

BAR ADMISSIONS
•  New York

Laurin Buettner focuses her practice on prosecuting U.S. patent applications relating to fields including mechanical engineering and medical devices. She is particularly experienced in prosecuting subject matter pertaining to a variety of technologies, including surgical devices, medical imaging, endoscopic systems and bone fixation systems.  She is also experienced in coordinating with foreign attorneys to direct the prosecution of foreign patent applications.  Ms. Buettner's work in patent prosecution is performed under the supervision of an attorney registered to practice in the US Patent and Trademark Office.

Prior to joining Fay Kaplun & Marcin, Laurin interned for the Honorable Judge Louis B. York in the NY State Supreme Court, where she conducted legal research and drafted opinions.

During law school, Ms. Buettner participated in various IP-related organizations. In addition, Ms. Buettner was a member of Cardozo's Journal of International and Comparative Law, where she prepared an article relating to international patent policy and its relation to biopiracy.

At Tulane, Ms. Buettner conducted microbiology research and prepared reports detailing novel research across a variety of scientific spectrums related to infectious diseases, Alzheimer’s disease, and adipocyte nutritional research. Ms. Buettner also developed a mathematical model to simulate osteocyte consumption of oxygen and glucose.

Prior to attending law school, Ms. Buettner worked for the law firm of Weitz & Luxenberg, gaining litigation experience while participating in numerous large-scale pharmaceutical products liability cases.