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Abbey’s practice focuses on preparing and prosecuting patent applications related to various computer software and hardware technologies, including artificial intelligence, virtualization, cloud computing, media streaming, and internet technologies.
Prior to joining the firm, Abbey served as a judicial extern for the Hon. Michael E. Vigil, Chief Judge of the New Mexico Court of Appeals, where she assisted with drafting opinions for complex family law and corporate cases. She also served as a legal intern in the Law Offices of the Public Defender (New Mexico), where she performed legal research involving multiple jurisdictions and represented clients during arraignment in district court.
Before her legal career, Abbey worked in the technology industry as a software engineer and technical leader for such companies as Intel Inc. and Varity Co. Notably, she earned the prestigious Department Recognition Award for her dedication and achievement and was recognized for outstanding technical leadership to local and remote team members and for mentorship regarding cutting-edge programming tools and methodologies.
Having worked in-house as a software engineer and business professional, Abbey offers insight into business management and development initiatives, as well as firsthand experience in setting and achieving financial and business goals.