Kathleen Skinner
Of Counsel
Kathy was a founding partner of and is now of counsel to the firm. She is a registered patent attorney with more than thirty years of experience counseling clients and protecting their intellectual property rights in patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and licenses.
Practice Areas
Kathy's practice currently focuses on trademark law. She provides strategic counseling and secures and maintains thousands of trademark registrations in the U.S. and abroad for a wide variety of U.S. and international clients.
Technical Expertise
Kathy has a technical background in Chemistry.
She represents entrepreneurs, start-up companies, and established industry leaders in diverse fields including wine and food, nutritional and personal care products, fashion and clothing design, cleaning technology, construction, scuba diving products, internet commerce, direct sales marketing and a range of service industries.
  • UC Hastings College of the Law (JD)
  • University of St. Catherine (BS Chemistry)

  • State Bar of California
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California

  • International Trademark Association
  • Intellectual Property Section, State Bar of California
  • San Francisco Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Alameda County Bar Association
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