Mallory Henninger

Patent & Trademark Attorney

Mallory is an attorney at Advent practicing primarily in Patents and Trademarks.

Prior to attending law school, Mallory earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree.  During that time Mallory spent time working in pharmacies and hospitals, gaining valuable insight into drug development, biotechnology, and medical devices.

Mallory worked as a law clerk for Advent during law school and prior to joining the firm.  During this time, she gained valuable experience in conducting intellectual property legal research, drafting patent applications, drafting patent and trademark office action responses, and writing appeal briefs.

Mallory’s intellectual property practice is focused on the procurement and protection of intellectual property rights for clients ranging from independent inventors to Fortune 500 companies.  Services associated with Mallory’s practice include patent and trademark drafting, patent and trademark prosecution, technology/trademark searching, IP licensing, and preparing support documents for IP litigation.  Mallory has worked with clients in a variety of technical fields.  Much of Mallory’s practice is devoted to pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, agricultural biotechnology, computer technologies, and mechanical arts.

In addition to Mallory’s legal practice, Mallory is an avid animal lover that manages a hobby farm dedicated to raising a variety of animals for pet and show purposes.  Mallory has been very active with Douglas/Sarpy County 4-H, leading a 4-H program dedicated to educating urban and suburban children about livestock and small animals, and serving as a county fair superintendent.  Mallory has also been actively involved with the Nebraska Humane Society, utilizing adopted animals in her 4-H program.  Mallory also performs premier in-home pet services for select clients.


  • State Bar of Iowa, Bar No. AT0012704, Admitted September 2015
  • The Supreme Court of Iowa, 2015

Family Community Involvement

  • Alpacas of the Heartland – Fort Calhoun, Nebraska – National Alpaca Farm Days Volunteer
  •  Douglas/Sarpy County 4-H –  Club Leader, Volunteer, County Fair Superintendent
  • Nebraska High School Debate – Lincoln Douglas Debate, Public Forum, and Congress Judge
  • Nebraska Human Society – Patron

Honors and Professional Affiliations

  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • Iowa State Bar Association – Young Lawyers Division
  • Phi Alpha Delta – Former Chapter Vice President
  • Alpha Sigma Nu Jesuit Honor Society
  • Muchemore Foundation Scholarship Recipient
  • Eight CALI Excellence for the Future Awards
  • 2014-2015 National Moot Court Competition Regional Semifinalist
  • 2014-2015 Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition Regional Quarterfinalist
  • Intramural Moot Court Competition: Runner-Up Best Brief Award, Oral Argument Quarterfinalist


  • The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois - L.L.M Candidate, May 2019
  • Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska - Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, May 2015, Top 7%
  • Creighton University School of Pharmacy and the Health Professions, Omaha, Nebraska - Doctor of Pharmacy, May 2012
  • Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska - Bachelors of Arts, Psychology, summa cum laude, May 2008