Cara Dawson focuses her practice on US patent prosecution and counseling in the biotechnology space. She has extensive knowledge in the areas of antibodies, cell biology, biochemistry, organic chemistry, polymers, materials science, and chemical engineering.

Most recently, Cara was a biotech patent paralegal in Wolf Greenfield’s biotechnology group. She has drafted patent applications for a variety of firm biotechnology clients. Cara also has extensive experience conducting freedom-to-operate, landscape, and patentability searches.

Prior to Wolf Greenfield, Cara was a patent agent at a law office in Washington, DC. While there, she prepared, filed, and prosecuted US patent applications through the USPTO.
  • Boston Patent Law Association
  • Stanley W. Sokoloff Intellectual Property Award, Suffolk University Law School
  • Jurisprudence Award in Commercial Law, Suffolk University Law School 
  • Distinguished Brief Award in Legal Practice Skills, Suffolk University Law School
  • International Legal Honor Society of Phi Delta Phi
Cara’s interests include cycling, tennis, running, traveling, and NFL football.
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Cara Dawson focuses her practice on US patent prosecution and counseling in the biotechnology space. She has extensive knowledge in the areas of antibodies, cell biology, biochemistry, organic chemistry, polymers, materials science, and chemical engineering.

Most recently, Cara was a biotech patent paralegal in Wolf Greenfield’s biotechnology group. She has drafted patent applications for a variety of firm biotechnology clients. Cara also has extensive experience conducting freedom-to-operate, landscape, and patentability searches.

Prior to Wolf Greenfield, Cara was a patent agent at a law office in Washington, DC. While there, she prepared, filed, and prosecuted US patent applications through the USPTO.
  • Boston Patent Law Association
  • Stanley W. Sokoloff Intellectual Property Award, Suffolk University Law School
  • Jurisprudence Award in Commercial Law, Suffolk University Law School 
  • Distinguished Brief Award in Legal Practice Skills, Suffolk University Law School
  • International Legal Honor Society of Phi Delta Phi


Cara’s interests include cycling, tennis, running, traveling, and NFL football.