Sandra Etherton specializes in protecting the intellectual property of start-up businesses. As a registered patent attorney with real-world know-how she has achieved outstanding results in getting patents and trademarks for her clients.  


Sandra has a chemistry degree, graduate work in semiconductor device physics, and worked as an engineer in the semiconductor industry.


Recently named one of Arizona’s finest lawyers by her peers and rated AV 5.0 by Martindale-Hubbell®, Sandra is renowned for championing start-up and emerging businesses.


Sandra interned in Washington, D.C. for the U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee for Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks. She is a graduate of Arizona State University Law School and the University of Colorado, Boulder.  She has taught patent law for entrepreneurs at Thunderbird - now ASU - School of Global Management, as well as to countless business attorneys who sign up for her seminars.


Sandra is admitted to practice law in Arizona, Colorado, and the United States Patent and Trademark Office.


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6990 East Shea Blvd, Suite 217, Scottsdale, AZ 85254

Phone: (602) 681-3331 | Fax:  (602) 681-3339