Melissa L. Kleine
(414) 271-7590

Practice Areas

  • Patent
  • Client Counseling

Technology Areas

  • Mechanical


  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (B.S.)
  • Marquette University Law School (J.D., cum laude)

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Wisconsin

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Melissa focuses her practice on domestic and international patent prosecution. She counsels clients regarding patentability and infringement issues across a wide variety of mechanical and electromechanical technologies. Before joining Andrus, Melissa gained experience as a patent law clerk and patent associate at a large international law firm.

Melissa earned her law degree from Marquette University Law School (J.D., cum laude). While at Marquette, Melissa was a member of the Marquette Law Review and the Pro Bono Honor Society.

Prior to attending law school, Melissa graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (B.S.) with majors in engineering mechanics with astronautics and political science. She subsequently worked for several years as a mechanical design engineer for an avionics manufacturer.

Melissa is admitted to practice in Wisconsin.