Susan Oiler

Adjunct Professor of Law



Email: Susan Oiler

Keller Hall


Susan focuses her practice on patent preparation and prosecution in the Unites States and worldwide in the mechanical and chemical arts. Her practice includes assessment and enforcement of intellectual property rights in the United States and preparation and advisement on joint development and transfer of ownership agreements. Susan has a genuine concern for her clients’ business and assists them in evaluating and addressing IP business issues, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets.

Prior to law school, Susan was a chemistry teacher at Brecksville-Broadview Heights City School District, in Brecksville, Ohio. She enjoys presenting mini-seminars to teach clients about intellectual property.

Susan is admitted to practice in the State of Ohio and is a patent attorney registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.


The University of Dayton School of Law, JD, 2006
Kent State University, B.A., Chemistry, 2003
Kent State University, B.S. Secondary Education, Science Comprehensive, 1994

Bar Admissions

The United States Patent and Trademark Office


“The Patent Prosecution Highway: How Fast Is It?” January 2017
“That’s Mine! Your Choice as an Inventor or Brand Creator to Protect Your Creation as an Intellectual Property Asset.” Generation Dayton, Reality Bites 4.0 Series, October 2013.
“The America Invents Act: Patent Law Changes of Importance,” Client Presentation, October 2012; March 2013
“Patent Search Tutorial,” Client Presentation, October 2012
“How Will Recent Law Changes Impact Your Company? − Changes under the America Invents Act,” Client Presentation, May 2012
“Invention Disclosures and Related Legal Issues, Especially Inventorship,” Client Presentation, July 2011; May 2012
“Provisions Affecting Prosecution and Litigation Reforms under the American Invents Act,” Edison Materials Technology Center, 2012