Erika DeCosty*

Erika is an associate in ArentFox Schiff's San Francisco office.
Erika DeCosty, Associate

Erika is a registered patent attorney with a background in biomedical engineering. She assists with the preparation and prosecution of domestic and international patent applications for medical devices. Her practice also includes patent portfolio management.

*Not admitted in CA. Practicing under the supervision of CA Bar members.

Previous Work

Prior to joining ArentFox Schiff, Erika served as a Patent Attorney at IBM. There she managed corporate IP portfolios for both domestic and foreign matters on a wide variety of technologies including artificial intelligence, AR/VR, and blockchain. Erika has previous experience at ArentFox Schiff, serving as a legal resident extern at the firm, where she assisted partners with researching patent litigation issues, drafting of motions, and preparation of memorandums.

Life Beyond the Law

Outside of work, Erika enjoys traveling, cooking, and exploring the San Francisco area.

  • Practices
  • Bar & Court Admissions
    • New York Bar
    • US Patent and Trademark Office
  • Education
    University of New Hampshire, Franklin Pierce School of Law, JD, 2020
    State University of New York at Buffalo, BS, 2017