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Colleen Tersmette

Registered Patent Attorney

Colleen Tersmette is a registered patent attorney and member of the Ohio State Bar. Ms. Tersmette focuses her practice on the preparation and prosecution of U.S. and foreign patent applications. Ms. Tersmette has a passion for learning about technology and has experience in a wide variety of mechanical and electrical arts, including medical, control systems, oil and gas, and manufacturing devices.

Before joining ALG, Ms. Tersmette worked in the intellectual property group at a full-service Am Law 200 law firm. Prior to entering law school, Ms. Tersmette worked as a control system design engineer at General Electric Aviation, where she led design and qualification efforts for core control software on marine and industrial engines. Her engineering design experience has helped her advance the legal interests of innovative technology companies and inventors.

Ms. Tersmette also enjoys being involved in her community, where she is an active member of the Junior League of Cincinnati and CincyIP, Cincinnati’s Intellectual Property Law Society.

Professional Activities

Registered Patent Attorney, U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
Member, Ohio State Bar


University of Cincinnati College of Law, J.D.

  • Magna Cum Laude

The Ohio State University, B.S.

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Cum Laude