Sarah C. Schlotter

Sarah C. Schlotter, PhD

Associate | Electrical & Computer Technologies
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  • BA, Physics, Carleton College, summa cum laude 
  • SM, Applied Physics, ​Harvard University
  • PhD, Applied Physics, Harvard University
  • JD, Suffolk University Law School

Key Technologies

  • Quantum Computing 
  • Quantumtelecommunication
  • Atomic, Molecular, & Optical Physics
  • Medical Devices (MRI, Ultrasound)
  • Microelectromechanical Systems
  • Integrated Photonics
  • Bioinformatics
  • AI/Machine Learning

Practice Groups

Admitted to Practice

  • Massachusetts
  • US Patent and Trademark Office


  • Boston


Sarah Schlotter focuses her practice on patent prosecution across a range of technology. Sarah regularly supports clients in areas including quantum computing and telecommunication, low-temperature physics, medical devices, microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), including both microfabrication techniques and MEMS devices, and integrated photonics. Sarah also has experience supporting clients in areas of machine learning and artificial intelligence and bioinformatics.

Sarah’s intellectual property experience includes patent application drafting, patent prosecution, and IP diligence, including patentability and freedom-to-operate analyses as well as trade secret support.

Prior to joining Wolf Greenfield, Sarah completed her PhD in Applied Physics at Harvard University. She was jointly advised by Professor Amir Yacoby in the Department of Physics at Harvard University and Professor Geoffrey Beach in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at MIT. Her research focused on the engineering of magnetic thin films for low power data storage applications and nitrogen-vacancy center magnetometry.


Quantum Technologies

  • Sarah handles the patent prosecution and portfolio management of quantum technology start-ups including Qunnect, Inc. and Maybell Quantum.
  • Sarah assists with patent prosecution for The Yale Quantum Institute.
  • Sarah has assisted with diligence on behalf of a SPAC evaluating a quantum start-up.


  • Sarah handles the patent prosecution for bioinformatics-related patents for The Jackson Laboratory (JAX).


  • Sarah was a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow.



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