Allison Zweng is a Law Graduate in the firm’s Detroit office, where she is a member of the firm’s Mechanical & Electromechanical Technologies Practice Group. Allison has a background in mechanical engineering.
Allison began her career with Foley as a Summer Patent Engineer, where she drafted office action responses and conducted freedom to operate and patentability analyses. During law school, Allison was a Summer Associate at Foley where she drafted a utility patent application, formulated response strategies and drafted office action responses, and performed legal research for a litigation matter. Also while in law school, Allison was a student attorney in the Entrepreneurship Clinic at the University of Michigan where she helped successfully prosecute a utility patent for a mechanical technology.
Before joining Foley, Allison was a Vehicle Engineering Intern at General Motors, where she worked in Vehicle Services collecting OnStar data to understand driver behavior and assess vehicle communication. She also designed and built a proof of concept program for image data collection from the Front Camera Module for better understanding of driver interaction with vehicle features.