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MaCharri Vorndran-Jones

Eli Lilly and Company
Assistant General Patent Counsel
Indianapolis, IN
MaCharri Vorndran-Jones is Assistant General Patent Counsel at Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, Indiana. MaCharri chairs Lilly's Pro Bono Leadership Committee, and has been a member of Lilly's Pro Bono Committee for over 10 years. MaCharri led the first Wills for Heroes Indiana project in cooperation with Faegre Baker Daniels and Nelson Mullins law firms. 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. She has worked in various technical and legal capacities at Eli Lilly and Company, including international assignments. 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, and American Chemical Society. Macharri is a member of the Indianapolis Bar Association Executive Committee for Women's Initiatives. MaCharri has held a variety of leadership positions in the ABA, and is currently Vice Chair for the Patents Division of the Intellectual Property Section.