Kelly Gehrke Lyle is a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group in Austin. Kelly’s practice focuses on preparing and prosecuting patent applications in a variety of technical fields, with a particular focus on semiconductor fabrication, integrated circuit devices, and optical systems.
Kelly’s experience also includes preparing and participating in post-grant patent matters such inter partes reviews (IPRs) before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) and reexaminations, advising on patent licensing, rendering of patent opinions and developing defense positions. Prior to entering the legal field, Kelly worked in the semiconductor and telecommunications industries in both engineering and management roles.
J.D., University of Texas at Austin School of Law, 2006, with high honors, Order of the Coif
B.S., Chemical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1997, magna cum laude