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Adel Drake is the IP Operations Manager for Ice Miller’s Intellectual Property Practice. In her role, Adel manages the firm’s operational procedures, resources, systems, and tools to increase efficiency for the Intellectual Property practice. She works closely with attorneys, patent agents, and IP staff on a firm-wide basis to provide organizational and practice-specific support. Adel also oversees day-to-day operations of the IP staff to deliver timely, high-quality work, and she manages resource optimization by implementing practice-wide operational procedures that increase efficiency. She works collaboratively with various stakeholders across the firm, including partners and practice leadership, to further the firm’s strategic objective of training, developing, retaining and supporting the IP support staff to provide the highest possible quality IP services to clients.
With more than 12 years of experience in the intellectual property field, Adel is a registered patent agent with administrative management and paralegal experience working in small, medium and large law firms in industries such as biotechnology and life sciences. She has also served as a patent agent at a boutique patent firm, as well as for the Office of Intellectual Property, Technology Transfer & New Ventures at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Adel is licensed to practice patent law exclusively before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Adel is not licensed to practice before state and federal court.
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