Kathy thoroughly enjoys using her background in science and technology to help her clients push the envelope with their cutting-edge innovations.
Kathy's practice is concentrated on patent prosecution and analysis. She focuses on drafting and prosecuting patent applications in a variety of technology areas from software to medical device technologies. Her practice also involves providing non-infringement and invalidity opinions regarding patents and products from a broad spectrum of technology areas, including pharmaceuticals to medical devices to radio frequency (RF) transponders. Kathy has experience counseling clients regarding patentability analysis, product clearance, validity analysis, and infringement analysis.
In addition to her emphasis in patent prosecution and opinion work, Kathy has experience prosecuting and litigating trademarks. Specifically, she has counseled clients regarding trademark portfolio strategies and has negotiated a trademark dispute through settlement in favor of her client. Kathy also provides general litigation support, including drafting motions, briefs, and other documents, and aiding in case strategy. As a member of the Technology Transfer Practice Group, Kathy has experience in drafting and evaluating licensing agreements involving intellectual property.
Believing strongly in public service, Kathy provides pro bono legal assistance to immigrant victims of domestic violence through the Denver Center for Crime Victims. An active participant in her community, Kathy volunteers with Girls, Inc., an organization designed to support young girls with limited resources. She gives of her time to work with girls on the organization’s initiatives, which includes an educational focus on math and science opportunities. She is also on the Advisory Board of Girls, Inc. Eureka!® at the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE).
Outside of work, Kathy loves exploring new recipes and cooking techniques with her husband and two children.