- B.S. (with distinction), Chemical Engineering, The University of Kansas
- J.D., Duke University School of Law
- Member of the Bar in Connecticut (active) and Pennsylvania (inactive)
- Registered to Practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
- Patents and Trademarks
- Engineering Education
- Solar Energy
Diane Covello works with individual students and student groups on patent matters pertaining to their inventions. In addition, she is Co-Director of the Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship Law Clinic at the University of Connecticut School of Law, and is a patent attorney with the Hartford, Connecticut law firm of Alix, Yale & Ristas, LLP.