Deidre McAuley

Senior Attorney

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Deidre McAuley is a Senior Attorney and also the intellectual property Practice Manager at Wood IP.  In this role, Deidre manages the firm’s day-to-day legal practice and assists with overall management of the firm.

As a registered patent attorney, Deidre’s technical background is in the electrical, mechanical, electro-mechanical, and software related arts.  Her representative areas of work include control systems, semiconductor devices, telecommunications, medical imaging devices, optical devices, mobile technology, power systems, computer hardware and software related technologies.  Additional technologies include consumer products including printing and scanning apparatuses, liquid crystal displays, and home appliances. She also prepares Opinions of Counsel and intellectual property law-related agreements.

Deidre also specializes in copyright protection, and trademark protection and prosecution before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB).

Prior to attending law school, Ms. McAuley was employed as an engineer at Northrop Grumman. She has engineering experience in designing radio communication systems for the U.S. Navy.


    Regent University School of Law
    J.D. 2003

    North Carolina State University
    B.S., Electrical Engineering, 1998


    • New Jersey
    • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office