Judge Guest was appointed as an Administrative Patent Judge in April of 2011. She is working primarily on reexamination appeals. Judge Guest first joined the Board in February 2008 as a Patent Attorney. Prior to joining the Board, Judge Guest served as an Associate Attorney with Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox and as a Patent Attorney with the Office of Naval Research. Judge Guest is a graduate of American University, Washington College of Law, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from The Johns Hopkins University.