Gretchen Parrish is a patent attorney in the Intellectual Property Group of Bose McKinney & Evans LLP. Her practice includes counseling corporate clients on intellectual property law, with a focus on patent matters. She represents clients in developing, managing and leveraging strategic portfolios worldwide. Prior to becoming an attorney, Gretchen worked at Intel as an engineer for 16 years. At Intel, her technical focus included thin films, chemical vapor deposition, lithography and manufacturing systems.

Gretchen clerked at the Indiana Court of Appeals and was a judicial extern for the Indiana Supreme Court. She was also an intern at the U.S. Department of Justice.

Gretchen graduated from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law, cum laude. She earned a Bachelor of Science in industrial engineering from Northwestern University.


Indiana University Maurer School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2015)
Northwestern University (B.S., industrial engineering, 1991)

Honors / Awards

National Order of Barristers
Sherman Minton Moot Court Champion, 2013-2014

Appearances / Publications

“Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights Overview” Panel Discussion, The Start Up Ladies, 2020; “Patent Law Meets 3D Manufacturing” Panel Discussion, Emerging IP Symposium: 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing, March 2018

Indiana Law Journal, Articles Editor, 2014-2015

Appointments / Memberships

Member, S. Jay Plager Intellectual Property American Inn of Court


Indiana, Oregon, United States Patent and Trademark Office