Mr. Vannette was a summer associate at K&L Gates in 2015. While in law school, Mr. Vannette gained patent prosecution experience working for the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Crane, IN, drafting applications involving a variety of technologies. He also participated in the State Appellate Defender clinic, representing an indigent criminal defendant in an appeal. In 2014, he interned with the in-house intellectual property group at Rolls-Royce North America, where he engaged in patent prosecution, strategic portfolio management, and business development activities.
While attending Villanova University, Mr. Vannette was a member of the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps. During his final year at Villanova, Mr. Vannette travelled to Nicaragua as a member of an engineering service team tasked with designing, building, and maintaining gravity-driven water networks for remote villages.