Sandra VanderHulst is an International Patent Specialist with the firm and has been part of the team since 1976. She has experience with the filing of new foreign patent applications worldwide, i.e., European Patent Convention (EPC), Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), National, and non-convention cases. Sandy has extensive knowledge in foreign filing requirements, and monitoring and docketing patent applications during prosecution. She also maintains the patent data base regarding maintenance fee dates and status of U.S. patents. Sandy provides essential and specialized client and attorney support through all aspects of foreign patent filing.