Rebeca Echevarria Harasimowicz

Senior Associate

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501 West John Street,
Matthews, NC 28105



Rebeca (Becky) Harasimowicz is a Registered Patent Attorney at Summa PLLC in the Charlotte, NC area. Becky’s practice is primarily focused on patent drafting and prosecution, IP litigation, corporate IP counsel, and trademark law. Becky has worked with U.S. and foreign clients in the areas of biochemical innovations, microwave assisted chemistry, nuclear-magnetic resonance, and mechanical devices, among others. She has also drafted and prosecuted hundreds of U.S. and international trademark applications and successfully litigated various trademark and patent matters before the TTAB, PTAB, and federal courts.

Becky is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College where she earned her triple major in International Relations, Politics, and Biomedical Ethics, and of Wake Forest University’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and School of Law where she earned her joint JD and MA in Bioethics.

In 2013, Becky served as judicial extern for the Honorable Judge Jimmie V. Reyna, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Washington, D.C.

The Charlotte community benefits from Becky’s commitment to community service, including Habitat for Humanity and her work as a Spanish Translator for the Legal Aid of North Carolina.

  • Patent Drafting
  • Prosecution
  • Examiner Interviews
  • PTAB Appeals
  • International Patent Prosecution
  • Licensing
  • Contested Trademark Matters
  • Preparing and Prosecuting Applications for US Federal Trademark Registration
  • Contested Trademark Oppositions
    • Hispanic and Latino Law Student Association, 2011-2014
    • The Women in Law Society, 2011-2014
    • Habitat for Humanity, 2002-2014
    • Women Lawyers of Charlotte, 2015-present
    • Mecklenburg County Hispanic Latino Lawyers Bar, 2018-present
    • Hispanic National Bar Association, 2011-present
    • Wake Forest Journal of Business and Intellectual Property Law, Editorial Board, 2013-2014
    • Stanley Moot Court Competition Best Brief Winner, Fall 2012
    • Rebeca Echevarria, Note, Valid but Harmful: Why Congress Should Amend the Patent Act to Compulsory Licensing of Disease Gene Patents, 14 Wake Forest J. of Bus. & Intell. Prop. L. 464 (2014)
    • Legal Elite 2019 “Distinguished Attorney”