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Education

  • J.D., University of Connecticut School of Law, 2017
  • B.S., University of Connecticut, Physiology and Neurobiology, cum laude, 2004

    Symposium Editor, Connecticut Law Review

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut

Memberships & Affiliations

Connecticut Bar Association

Hartford County Bar Association

Chantelle D. Ankerman

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Associate
  • T: 860.275.6792
    F: 860.560.5904

Chantelle Ankerman’s practice focuses on all aspects of patent counseling and patent prosecution in relation to a wide variety of medical device, mechanical, electrical, and computer technologies. She drafts and prosecutes U.S. and international patent applications, and works with international patent attorneys to obtain worldwide patent protection for clients. Chantelle has experience counseling inventors, preparing and  filing applications, responding to Office Actions, communicating with Examiners and foreign associates, and handling a variety of prosecution issues on an ongoing basis from preparation and filing to grant.

Chantelle graduated from the University of Connecticut School of Law, with a certificate in Intellectual Property. She was a Symposium Editor for the Connecticut Law Review, which published her student note, “A Closer Look: Iris Recognition, Forensics, and the Future of Privacy.” As a law student, Chantelle worked at UConn’s Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship Clinic, providing pro-bono services to innovators and startups on a wide range of patent and trademark issues.

Prior to beginning her legal career, Chantelle worked both within the pharmaceutical industry, on viral vaccine development, and in academia, conducting multiple sclerosis based research, and performing transmission electron microscopy. Chantelle also operated her own small business for a number of years, uniquely equipping her to anticipate client needs and exceed their expectations.

Outside the office, Chantelle enjoys running, baking and traveling to parts unknown. Chantelle has completed multiple solo cross-country and international road trips, camping in and photographing numerous national parks along the way.