Olive & Olive, P.A. - Durham NC Intellectual Property Attorneys
Durham NC Intellectual Property Attorneys
500 Memorial Street
Post Office Box 2049
Durham, NC 27702

Phone: 919.683.5514
Fax: 919.688.3781
Olive & Olive, P.A.
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Susan Freya Olive

Susan Freya Olive is a graduate of Brown University (A.B. Medical-Legal Interface) and of Duke University School of Law (J.D., Honors). Ms. Olive joined the firm in 1979, after serving two years as Special Counsel for the State of North Carolina. She has authored numerous papers in the field and has lectured widely to groups ranging from lawyers to nuclear physicists, physicians and medical researchers, software engineers, homebuilders and designers, authors, and artists. Regularly named to the "Legal Elite" of North Carolina (and the only female on the list in the first years of its publication), Ms. Olive also has headed numerous committees and associations. She served three terms as the chair of the North Carolina Bar Association Intellectual Property Law Committee, was founding chair of its Law and Technology Committee, and is past-president of the North Carolina Federal Bar Advisory Council, the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys, the 14th Judicial District Bar and the Durham County Bar Association. She has served as chair of the North Carolina Board of Law Examiners and as a member of the General Statutes Commission of the State. She is a permanent member of the Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference and is admitted to practice before that Court as well as the State Courts of North Carolina, the Eastern, Western and Middle District Federal Courts of North Carolina, the United States Courts of Appeal for the Federal Circuit and for the Armed Forces, and the United States Supreme Court.

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