Our Summer Intern Spotlight series features brief interviews with students who have been learning about intellectual property law and the work we do for the firm’s clients.
Hey, Michelle Hudson! Where are you in school?
A: I graduated this spring from Grand Valley State University with my bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Sciences. This fall I will begin law school at the University of Detroit Mercy.
Do you have a favorite subject?
A: My favorite subject is microbiology! My favorite class in that department was Medical Bacteriology w/ Lab.
What is your interest in IP?
A: Intellectual property interests me because it combines science and law.
What do you hope to learn with us this summer?
A: I hope to continue learning about this field! More specifically, I want to get more practice with patent searches.
What have you learned so far?
A: I learned the parts of a patent as well as how to proof one. I have also been able to look at office actions and observed how the attorneys approach responding to them.
What are your hobbies?
A: In my free time, I enjoy reading, bike riding, and shopping.
Do you participate in any extracurricular activities?
A: During my undergrad, I was a member of the sorority Alpha Sigma Tau. I served as an executive member of our College Panhellenic Council for two years. I was also a staff member of our Chemistry Lab and was a Teacher’s Assistant (TA) for organic chemistry labs.