Denise Caldwell is a patent professional with decades of experience in the IP field, first as a staff member and later as a trainer, supervisor and director. In the past 17 years, she has served as firm wide Patent Prosecution Services Manager with Morrison & Foerster and subsequently as Director of Patent Prosecution with Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton. In these positions, she was responsible for multiple geographic locations and practice types within the firm. She specializes in process and workflow improvements, change management and risk mitigation. Denise has experience in utilizing outside vendors for specific facets of the firm’s business, which helped them achieve increased revenue and efficiency. She is a well-versed collaborator who creatively drives consensus for a diverse group of attorneys and staff.