Laine Gonzalez
Patent Agent

As an engineer in the automotive industry, Laine has experience with both the upstream design and the downstream manufacturing ends of the development process. As a result, she understands the larger picture of technical devices and processes.

After graduating with a degree in mechanical engineering, Laine worked as a process engineer dealing with complex manufacturing processes and control systems in technical centers, sheet metal stamping plants, and die shops. She later worked as a design release engineer for structural components of vehicles, focusing on meeting national safety requirements; evaluating computer simulation and physical test results; and overcoming design and manufacturing issues during program launches.

Practice Groups
  • J.D. Candidate,
    Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, 2023 (expected)
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering,
    Purdue University, 2015
Area of Focus
Experience | Legal

Brinks Gilson & Lione, Indianapolis, IN
Scientific Advisor, July 2019 - Present

Experience | Non-Legal

General Motors, Warren, MI
Design Release Engineer, November 2017 - July 2019

General Motors, Warren, MI
Manufacturing Process Engineer, January 2016 - November 2017

Experience | Internships

General Motors, Warren, MI
Die Engineering Intern, May 2015 - August 2015

Indianapolis Power & Light, Indianapolis, IN
Engineering Standards and Code Compliance Intern, May 2012 - August 2012; May 2013 - August 2013

Forward Thinking
  • Indiana University McKinney Brinks Gilson & Lione IP Law Scholar, 2019

  • Design for Six Sigma Black Belt Certification, 2018

  • Design for Six Sigma Green Belt Certification, 2016

  • Malott Innovation Award - First Place, 2015