Kelvin Catmull focuses his practice on patent preparation and prosecution including strategic counseling and portfolio development. Mr. Catmull has patent prosecution experience in a wide range of technologies including navigation and positioning systems, surveying, photogrammetry and optical measurements, laser diodes, semiconductor devices and processing, semiconductor processing equipment, and metrology systems and techniques.

Mr. Catmull is the Co-Leader of Kilpatrick Townsend’s Electronics and Software Practice Group.

Prior to his career in law, Mr. Catmull worked for over ten years as a process engineer in the semiconductor industry.


Counsel for respondents Sennheiser electronics & Co. GmbH and Sennheiser USA in patent investigation involving Bluetooth headphones. Settled favorably before significant discovery or litigation activity. In re Certain Wireless Headsets, ITC Investigation No. 337-TA-943.


Santa Clara University School of Law J.D. (2007)

Arizona State University B.S.E. (1996) Chemical Engineering


California (2007)

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (2005)

Professional & Community Activities

Previously served as Advisory Board Member for OneJustice.

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