Ashley D. Johnson – Patent Attorney

Ashley Johnson - Patent Attorney
Ashley D. Johnson is an experienced biotech patent attorney at NK Patent Law. Her practice focuses on patent and trademark prosecution before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and in foreign countries. Before obtaining her law degree, Mrs. Johnson worked in biochemical research in both the pharmaceutical industry and at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Previously, Mrs. Johnson worked 8 years as in-house Patent and Trademark Counsel at a major packaging corporation in South Carolina, with a focus on Medical Devices and related product innovations. Mrs. Johnson focuses her practice on helping clients build their patent and trademark portfolios by preparing, filing, and prosecuting chemical and biomedical patent applications. In addition, Mrs. Johnson renders patentability, validity, and freedom-to-operate opinions and counsels clients on a variety of intellectual property issues. Mrs. Johnson also works with our trademarks and IP agreements groups.


  • Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, Juris Doctor
  • North Carolina State University, Master of Biochemistry
  • North Carolina State University, BS Biochemistry
  • North Carolina State University, BA Chemistry

Professional Affiliations

  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina State Bar
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office