Assistant General Patent Counsel
Eli Lilly and Company (Indianapolis, IN)
MaCharri Vorndran-Jones is Assistant General Patent Counsel at Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, Indiana. Ms. Vorndran-Jones graduated from Indiana University School of Law in 1992 and is a member of the Indiana Bar. She is a registered U.S. Patent Attorney, and admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Her graduate studies focused on pharmacology and chemistry. She has worked in various technical and legal capacities at Eli Lilly and Company, including international assignments. Her practice focuses on global corporate intellectual property, counsel for Lilly’s external focus efforts, and other legal issues relating to pharmaceutical product development. She is a Lifetime Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, an active member of the American Bar Association (ABA), Intellectual Property Owners, Indiana State Bar Association, AIPLA, Indianapolis Bar Association, and American Chemical Society. MaCharri has held a variety of leadership positions in the ABA and Indianapolis Bar Association.