Priority : IP 2 > Overview


Department: Intellectual Property.

Team: Mechanical & Medical Devices.

Target: Bay Area, Texas and DC Patent Prosecutor Partner with Mechanical & Medical Devices Expertise.

A patent prosecution partner or group with mechanical and medical devices expertise for our Bay Area, Texas or DC offices.

Goal: Strengthen Existing Practice in Bay Area and Expanding Texas Practice.

KT is looking to leverage the legacy strength of our MMD practice by deepening the bench in the Bay Area and growing in Texas and DC.

Sell: Premier Practice within a Full Service National Platform.

The KT MMD team is truly a national team with lawyers in Georgia, North Carolina, California and Washington, D.C.  The candidates would join a patent prosecution team within a firm with a top tier IP practice and would enjoy working across departments with our Patent Litigation Team, Healthcare Industry Team and our Emerging Growth practice in Silicon Valley. The team’s current client demand offers the right candidate an opportunity to augment his or her practice with some work coming from the team.

Geographies: San Francisco, Silicon Valley, DC, Houston and Dallas.

Industries: Healthcare.

Team Bio: Mechanical & Medical Devices.

The MMD team works with makers and sellers of mechanical devices and medical technology companies, in addition to consumer products and manufacturing companies which produce tools, textiles, building materials, apparel, furniture and appliances.  We counsel clients on all aspects of patent protection in order to build and secure strong patent portfolios. We have prosecuted and litigated patents in the fields of mechanical, biomechanical and electromechanical engineering.

Team Leader Kris Doyle
  • Asset Creation - Prosecution & Counseling
  • Intellectual Property
  • Licensing, Transactions & Monetization
  • Litigation
  • Market Protection - Opinions & Dispute Avoidance
  • Patent Disputes
  • Patents
  • Post-Grant Proceedings
Bar Admissions
  • Georgia (1998)
  • Emory University School of Law, J.D. (1998)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S., Industrial Engineering (1995) with highest honors