Adjunct Professor Anie K. Roche is a practicing patent attorney. She is currently vice president, intellectual property, at Elixir Medical Corporation. Roche was a former partner in Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati’s intellectual property and patent practice. Her practice has included patent prosecution, strategic patent counseling, and IP due diligence in a variety of fields, including protein chemistry, pharmaceutical sciences, pharmacology, neuroscience, bioinformatics, and molecular biology. Prior to joining Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Roche was an associate in the law firm of Cooley Godward LLP, where she was a member of the life sciences patent law group. She also worked as a summer associate in the law firm of Finnegan, Henderson, Farrabow, Garrett, and Dunner LLP.