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Shelby K. Maier

Patent Agent

What you should know about me:

In the fall of 2023, I began my professional journey at D&M after earning my bachelor’s degree in physics from Furman University. Raised with a deep appreciation for mechanics, I spent countless hours tinkering with cars alongside my father. This early exposure fueled my passion for physics, ultimately guiding me to IP.

  • Known to be a stickler for the rules, particularly MPEP 2143.01
  • Played colligate softball for three years
  • Learned how to weld at the age of seven

Shelby’s Experience

Shelby supports the firm with a specific emphasis on mechanical and electromechanical technologies. Leveraging her technical insight gained through academic exposure and practical experience, Shelby possesses a deep understanding of intricate subject matter.


Shelby focuses on the following sectors:

Background & Credentials


  • Furman University (B.S., Physics, summa cum laude, 2023)


  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


  • Furman University Award for Excellence in Physics (highest academic standing in the department)
  • Member of the Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society


  • English
  • Spanish

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