Paxton Fleming is an attorney who advises clients on developing and protecting their intellectual property. She focuses on domestic and foreign patent prosecution, patentability searching and clearance/freedom to operate issues. She joined Howard & Howard in 2016 as an intellectual property intern while attending law school in the evenings. During law school, she externed in China, where she focused on patent law. Prior to joining Howard & Howard, Paxton worked for Laboratory Services of America, testing and analyzing whether drugs were present within individuals’ systems. When ideas translate into products, processes, art, or authorship, she helps clients protect their innovations and commercialize their work. She has a J.D. in Intellectual Property Law from the University of Nevada Las Vegas, William S Boyd School of Law; and a B.S. in Chemistry, and Forensic Science. with a minor in Criminal Justice from Trine University. She is a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association.