"Invention is the most important product of man's creative brain. The ultimate purpose is the complete mastery over the material world, the harnessing of human nature to human needs."
Krista M. Riveron is a registered patent agent who is admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Ms. Riveron received her Juris Doctor degree from Nova Southeastern University in May 2009. She is a member of Phi Alpha Delta and the Pro Bono Honor Program. She is also a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association and the Palm Beach County Bar Association. While attending law school, she participated in a judicial internship where she rotated between three different courthouses in Miami-Dade County, FL, including the Third District Court of Appeal.
Before law school, Ms. Riveron graduated from the University of Miami with a Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience with minors in Chemistry and Political Science. She was inducted into Beta Beta Beta, the biology honor society, and Alpha Lambda Delta, the freshmen honor society. She was also a member of the Honors Student Association and the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority.
While working towards her undergraduate degree, Ms. Riveron supplemented her degree in a variety of different disciplines. She worked as a research assistant in a biophysics laboratory where she studied the cellular and molecular biology of chemosensory transduction in taste buds and analyzed data from genetically engineered mice to better understand the structure and function of receptor cells in taste buds. She also volunteered as a medical technician at the Miami-Dade County Medical Examiner's Office where she aided with autopsies by weighing organs and conducting post-autopsy procedures.
Ms. Riveron works on all aspects of patent law including drafting patentability opinions, patent applications, replies to Office Actions, appeal briefs, and assists patent attorneys with validity and freedom-to-operate opinions.