Insights: News Releases Kilpatrick Townsend Names Justin Krieger Managing Partner of Denver Office

DENVER (January 2)Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today that it has named Justin Krieger Managing Partner of the firm’s Denver office. He succeeds Gene Bernard, who served in that role since 2015 and will continue to be an important member of the firm’s Denver team.  

“Gene has done an outstanding job leading this office over the past five years, and he will be a tough act to follow,” said Mr. Krieger. “Denver is a hotbed of innovation so it’s an exciting place to be a patent attorney right now. We have the most talented intellectual property team in Colorado and I look forward to working closely with them to continue delivering exceptional service to our clients.”

Mr. Krieger has a highly successful track record challenging and defending patents in Inter Partes Review (IPR) and Post-Grant Review (PGR) proceedings before the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). He also brings to the office more than 20 years of experience handling patent prosecution and litigation matters. Mr. Krieger has a technical background in the chemical, chemical engineering, agrochemical, pharmaceutical, medical device, and consumer product fields. 

Mr. Krieger is a graduate of the College of William and Mary, where he obtained a B.S. in Chemistry, and earned his law degree from the University of Florida College of Law. He was recommended by Legal 500 US in 2018 for Patent Prosecution, and was named a top patent practitioner in 2018 and 2019 by IAM Patent 1000 – The World's Leading Patent Practitioners.

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