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Polsinelli PC

Intellectual Property

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What the team is known for

Favored by clients from across the healthcare, chemical and life science industries seeking representation for complex patent and trademark cases. Has an impressive reputation for its work on licensing agreements and related IP commercialization matters. Often advises on IP issues within existing corporate and transactional mandates and regularly undertakes international work.

Strengths

A source says: "The team works very cohesively together. They are able to divide work effectively such that client expectations are met," further praising that "one attorney is able to complement the skills of another seamlessly."

Clients state the group is "very articulate and results-oriented. They work well under pressure and tight timelines."

Work highlights

Counseled Artio Medical on multiple patent applications for new medical devices, in addition to assisting with development of its global patent portfolio.

Notable practitioners

Kathryn Doty possesses a wealth of experience in patent law, advising on all aspects of patent portfolio growth and management. She is particularly noted for her representation of clients in the pharmaceutical industry.
"She is very skilled at understanding specific details that have implications for bigger legal concerns and she is skilled at developing risk v. return recommendations."

Patrick Woolley is well known in the Missouri market for his work on the full range of patent matters. He regularly acts for biotechnology and engineering sector clients on applications and prosecutions, as well as handling inter partes reviews.

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Overview

The Polsinelli Intellectual Property Department is a cross-functional group of attorneys organized to service all our client’s intellectual property needs in a variety of industries. Our attorneys handle the most complex issues facing technology and high tech companies, bioscience and life sciences companies, animal science, medical device, pharmaceutical, chemical, software and business methods and any of a variety of other high tech industries.

The Department currently has more than 165 attorneys, patent agents, scientists and other professionals in eight distinct practice groups, constituting one of the largest IP practices in the nation. The Department also holds more than 90 technical degrees.

Significant rankings include:

  • Nationally ranked in Tier 1 for Patent Law, Trademark Law, Litigation – Intellectual Property and Litigation – Patent in U.S. News and World Report’s 2019 “Best Law Firms.” The firm also received additional national rankings in Biotechnology Law and Technology Law.

  • Ranked as being among the top 20% of patent prosecution firms based on the total number of U.S. utility patents that issued in 2018 by The Harrity Analytics Team’s Top Patent Firms 2018 report.

  • Nationally ranked as being among the Honor Roll for Intellectual Property Litigation, BTI Litigation Outlook 2019.

  • Ranked #11 nationally on Patexia’s 2018 IPR Intelligence report.

    Intellectual Property

    Polsinelli PC

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    Location

    6201 College Boulevard

    Suite 500

    Overland Park

    Kansas

    USA

    KS 66211

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    Missouri

    Intellectual Property


    Kathryn J. Doty
    Band 2
    Patrick C. Woolley
    Band 2