Kristen A. Dola has been associated with Marshall, Gerstein & Borun as a intellectual property paralegal working with the biotechnology and chemical practice groups since 2008. Ms. Dola specializes in domestic and international patent prosecution throughout the biotechnology disciplines. Her experience includes filing U.S., PCT, and foreign applications; analyzing, organizing and managing polynucleotide and amino acid sequence information, reviewing biotechnology literature and organizing disclosures; reviewing and correcting technical drawings, preparing legal papers incident to the practice of intellectual property law, sequence searching; and facilitating filing responses to sequence listing requests received from various patent offices.

Background and Credentials

Ms. Dola earned a Bachelor of Arts in both Pre-Medicine and Biology with a minor in Biochemistry (with honors) in 2008 from Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois and is a member of the Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society.


  • Augustana College (B.A., with honors)
    • Pre-Medicine and Biology, Minor Biochemistry

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office