Kate Gaudry is a partner at in the Washington, D.C., office of Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP. Kate focuses her practice on data-driven and strategic patent prosecution. She has authored over sixty publications sharing results of generally applicable analyses, and her work was also pivotal in the shutting down of the USPTO’s SAWS program, which secretly subjected select patent applications to increased examination scrutiny. Her research and data focus was recognized when she was one of five attorneys across all practice areas to be selected for LexMachina’s and Law360’s Data-Driven Lawyer award in its inaugural year of 2018. Most of her clients are in the software, computers, and quantitative-biology technical areas. She particularly enjoys patent-prosecution relating to artificial-intelligence and computational-biology technologies.
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Harvard Law School, J.D. (2011) cum laude
University of California at San Diego, Ph.D., Computational Neurobiology (2006)
Fort Hays State University, B.S., Physics (1998) magna cum laude
District of Columbia (2018)
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (2007)
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