Ms. Sarcheck concentrates her practice in intellectual property law, with a primary focus on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications.
Her practice focuses on the chemical, mechanical, electrochemical, metallurgical, communications/networking-related, software-related, and biotechnological arts. Ms. Sarcheck has prepared and/or prosecuted applications for inks, toners, fluid compositions, inkjet recording media, digital recording media, colorants (e.g., pigments), printing devices and systems, optical films and protective coatings, molecular electronics, microfluidic devices, thin film devices, displays, nanotechnology, batteries, electrolytic cells, hydrogen generation/fueling systems, shape memory polymers, carbon fibers and reinforced resins, thermoelectric materials, metal forming processes, software, telematics systems and processes, communications/networking systems, and business methods. She has represented clients in securing patent rights, evaluated patentability, invalidity, and potential infringements, and has managed the full patent application lifecycle.
Prior to joining Howard & Howard, Ms. Sarcheck worked at another Detroit area law firm where she concentrated her practice on intellectual property, particularly in patent prosecution and procurement. Before practicing law, she was a research assistant and consultant for the Division of Engineering Research and the Department of Chemical Engineering, both at Michigan State University. There, her research was focused on chemotaxis and bioremediation.
Ms. Sarcheck received her B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Michigan State University in 2000 and her J.D. from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law in 2003. She is admitted to the State Bar of Michigan and is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Ms. Sarcheck is a member and CLE Chair of the Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association (MIPLA) and a member of the Catholic Lawyers Society.