Ashley J. Earle


Ashley is a member of the Intellectual Property Department in the Patent Prosecution and Opinion practice group. Her primary focus is the preparation and prosecution of patents relating to the chemical arts, particularly organic and inorganic chemistry, chemical processes, and complex chemical compositions. Ashley is admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office as a registered patent attorney.

She has a thorough understanding of intellectual property law, including protecting her clients’ innovations. Ashley works with clients from the fruition of an idea to procuring a granted patent by conducting patentability studies, preparing and prosecuting domestic patent applications, and collaborating with attorneys throughout the world to help clients secure their international intellectual property rights.

Ashley previously worked as a patent law intern for the Eastman Chemical Company, where she gained valuable experience in drafting patent applications and filing office action responses and as an environmental and intellectual property law clerk at Marathon Petroleum Company. She also brings thorough industry knowledge to bear for her clients, having served as a research assistant at the Ashland University Department of Chemistry and a chemical engineering intern at Elan Technology.


  • University of Cincinnati College of Law  (J.D., magna cum laude, 2015)
    • Dean’s List
    • Cincinnati Law Review, Intellectual Property & Computer Law Journal
  • Kentucky Wesleyan College  (B.S., cum laude, 2011)
    • Chemistry

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

Court Admissions

  • Southern District of Ohio


  • CincyIP; Outreach Officer
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • United Way Emerging Leader