Nicole Candelori is a patent agent for Duane Morris’ Intellectual Property Practice Group. Ms. Candelori assists attorneys with the prosecution of patents, trademark, and copyright applications. With regard to patent prosecution, she regularly performs prior art searches, writes office action responses, and drafts patent applications for a variety of mechanical technologies. She also has experience in various aspects of patent litigation, including preparing invalidity contentions.

In terms of trademark and copyright enforcement, Ms. Candelori tracks and investigates potentially infringing website domains for various clients. She has extensive experience writing cease and desist letters regarding websites that infringe trademarks and copyrights. She has also drafted UDRP complaints against domain names that are used in bad faith.

Ms. Candelori has assisted attorneys in a number of IPR filings and has also worked on large patent and trademark litigation cases.

With regard to her pro bono practice, Ms. Candelori has assisted attorneys in representing veterans before the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.

Ms. Candelori holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Virginia School of Engineering & Applied Science. She is currently a law student in George Washington Law School’s evening program.


  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


  • University of Virginia, B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 2017


  • Duane Morris LLP
    - Patent Agent, 2018-present
    - Technical Advisor, 2017-2018

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