Helen Odar Wolstoncroft, Esq.

Senior Counsel
Phone: (717)556-1042

Helen brings extensive experience in intellectual property, including preparation and prosecution, counseling, licensing, and other corporate transactions as well as litigation, to Saxton & Stump. Throughout her career, Helen has worked in all aspects of intellectual property law, including copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, and patents.

Prior to joining Saxton & Stump, Helen worked for two large multinational corporations. When she moved to Lancaster, she also practiced at Barley, Snyder, Senft & Cohen in their intellectual property group. In addition, she practiced at several well-known law firms in Chicago, including Kirkland & Ellis, Sidley & Austin and Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, where she was a Shareholder. She started her career in intellectual property as a Patent Examiner in the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office in Washington, D.C.

Helen has shared her knowledge of intellectual property law while mentoring associates and junior colleagues. She also taught Patent Prosecution and Docketing for Paralegals and Intellectual Property Licensing at the John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois. Helen is currently an adjunct professor of law at Penn State Dickinson Law School.

Helen is a registered patent attorney with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. She is a member of the American Bar Association. She graduated summa cum laude from the American University Washington College of Law. She holds a degree in chemical engineering from the University of Notre Dame.

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Intellectual Property


American University, Washington College of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 1987

University of Notre Dame, B.S.Ch.E, 1983

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Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for Northern District of Illinois

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


American Bar Association

American Intellectual Property Law Association