Valerie L. Calloway is Chief Intellectual Property Counsel for Polymer Group, Inc. ("PGI"), where she is responsible for the company's intellectual property matters worldwide. PGI earns revenues of about $1 billion manufacturing primarily nonwoven polymer materials. With 12 manufacturing facilities in nine countries, Ms. Calloway works to develop, maintain, and enforce PGI's intellectual property portfolio.
During her more than 18 years in the intellectual property profession, Ms. Calloway has worked as both in-house and outside counsel to several Fortune 1000 firms.
Ms. Calloway is a member of IPO, the American Bar Association's Intellectual Property Law Section, the American Intellectual Property Law Association, the National Bar Association's Intellectual Property Law Section, and the Carolinas Patent and Trademark Law Association.
Ms. Calloway earned her M.B.A. from the University of Chicago, her J.D. cum laude from the University of Minnesota, and her B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Virginia. She is admitted to practice law in Ohio, Minnesota (inactive), and before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.