Kathleen A. Daley has significant experience in trial and appellate litigation. She has led litigation teams and been involved in all aspects of patent litigation, in district court and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), and she has argued appeals before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Kathleen also counsels clients on obtaining and protecting intellectual property rights, including providing infringement and validity opinions and advising on strategic patent prosecution matters. She has been involved in more than 60 post-grant proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), including reexamination and inter partes review (IPR) proceedings.
She has served as lead counsel before the PTAB and has successfully represented both petitioner and patent owner. Kathleen has extensive experience with licensing and technology transfer issues, including preparing and negotiating technology transfer agreements and advising clients regarding disputes under existing agreements.
She has lectured and taught courses on drafting patent and know-how license agreements. Her practice encompasses a wide range of technologies, such as mechanical devices, semiconductor devices, and pharmaceuticals, with a particular emphasis on medical devices.
While a patent examiner at the USPTO, she examined applications in the medical arts. Kathleen has served as member of the firm’s management committee and as leader of the mechanical practice group.
- George Washington University, National Law Center J.D., with honors, 1993
- Cornell University B.S., Agricultural/Mechanical Engineering, 1988
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit, Hon. Glenn L. Archer
- U.S. Court of Federal Claims, Hon. Wilkes C. Robinson
Professional Activities :
- Federal Circuit Bar Association
- American Intellectual Property Law Association
- Licensing Executives Society
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