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Kathleen A. Meyer
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Katie Meyer focuses her practice on corporate intellectual property strategy, including competitive IP analysis, product clearance, licensing, and patent and trademark prosecution.  Katie is also experienced with patent litigation and has represented clients through pre-suit investigations, fact and expert discovery, Markman hearings, summary judgment, and pre-trial preparation. She has also represented clients in numerous appeals before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.  Katie practices in a wide variety of technology areas, including nutritional products, medical devices, and chemical processes. 

Katie graduated cum laude from DePaul University College of Law, where she served on the Editorial Board for the DePaul Law Review

She also gained practical experience while advising pro bono clients regarding IP matters for the Technology/Intellectual Property Clinic.   Her educational and professional background allows Katie to work effectively on intricate and complex IP and technology matters. Prior to law school, Katie worked in a neurobiology laboratory at Northwestern University. There, she performed various studies related to reproductive neuroendocrinology in small animal models. As an undergraduate studying bioengineering at the University of Illinois (U of I), Katie gained laboratory experience and familiarity with a number of biological and chemical technologies. Also at U of I, Katie was a research assistant and studied synthetic polymer compounds for medical applications.

Related Experience

  • Neurobiology Lab Technologist at Northwestern University
  • Research Assistant at the University of Illinois

Publications

  • Intellectual Property Tying Arrangements: Has the Market Power Presumption Reached the End of its Rope?, 57 DePaul L. Rev. 539 (2008)

Areas of Practice

Industries

Bar Admissions / Registrations

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Education

  • DePaul University College of Law, J.D.
  • University of Illinois, B.S., Bioengineering