Kahler, Rachel

General Mills | Patent Agent

Dr. Rachel Kahler is a registered U.S. patent agent with General Mills, Inc. in the greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area.   Dr. Kahler joined General Mills in 2013, after working for more than 7 years in law firms preparing and prosecuting patent applications and having support roles in portfolio management, litigation, and freedom to operate investigations.  Over more than 15 years, Dr. Kahler has worked with a variety of technologies, but currently focuses on food, biotechnology, and chemistry-related patent prosecution and portfolio management.  Dr. Kahler received her Ph.D. in Cancer Biology from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, and has a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from South Dakota State University where she graduated with highest honors, and was a recipient of several academic scholarships.  Dr. Kahler is a participating member of several local Minneapolis organizations including the Minnesota State Horticultural Society and Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association.  She is also a Case Volunteer for The Advocates of Human Rights and has been a campaign volunteer for Greater Twin Cities United Way.  In addition to working with new technologies, Dr. Kahler is a gardener, gamer, and serial hobbyist.