Meagan Walling joined Edell, Shapiro & Finnan in 2021 and has been a patent agent since 2007, specializing in patent preparation and prosecution. Meagan received a Bachelor of Engineering degree with a focus in electrical engineering from Vanderbilt University.  Meagan’s practice focuses on a wide range of electrical and mechanical technologies with a focus in networks, mobility, and telecommunications. 

Meagan specializes in a wide variety of technologies, including:

  • wireless and network communications
  • IoT-related technologies
  • mobile communications systems
  • computer hardware and software
  • telepresence-related technologies
  • imaging processing and display technologies
  • artificial intelligence/machine learning algorithms and systems

Meagan began her career in intellectual property at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office working as a Patent Examiner.  Following her time at the USPTO, Meagan prepared and prosecuted patent applications at two boutique intellectual property law firms in Virginia. Meagan has represented a variety of small, mid-sized, and large companies and has prosecuted patent applications in a number of different countries. 

In her free time, Meagan enjoys reading, traveling, hiking, biking, and spending time with her husband and two children.