Catherine Toppin is an associate in the intellectual property group of Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP in Boston, Massachusetts. Her practice focuses primarily on patent prosecution, enforcement and counseling in the electrical and mechanical arts. She also serves on the firm’s Boston Diversity Committee as well as the Women's Business Collaborative.
IEEE Spectrum ranked Princeton third among universities in its assessment of "the world's most valuable patent portfolios." The ranking was published in the magazine's November issue.