Kyle advises clients of all sizes in resolving key legal challenges related to intellectual property issues.

Overview

Kyle has substantial experience in all aspects of the litigation process, including pre-filing counseling, motion practice, patent claim construction and pre-trial work. With a track record of success in cases before U.S. District Courts around the country, as well as before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Kyle leverages his knowledge of patent, copyright and trademark disputes to advance his client's business goals. He has also represented clients in numerous Uniform Domain-Name Dispute Resolution Proceedings.

Experience

Kyle's comprehensive approach begins before intellectual property claims are filed to prepare vital pre-litigation strategies.

Kyle has counseled clients on a wide variety of licensing issues, and has represented clients in settlement negotiations, mediations and Inter Partes Review proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.   

Focused on intellectual property law, Kyle has written extensively on key decisions related to Inter Partes Review, patent rights, and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB).

News & Insights

Publications

"2006-2016: A Decade of Contracting Patent Rights," Vol. 63, No. 4, The St. Louis Bar Journal, Spring 2017

"The Supreme Court Seals the Preclusive Effect of TTAB Decisions," March 2015

"Statistical Overview of the First Twenty Months of Inter Partes Review Final Decisions," June 2014

"The Federal Circuit Holds That Patent Trial and Appeal Board’s Finding of Non-Obviousness Ignored Common Sense and Common Knowledge," November 2013

Professional & Civic Activities

Professional & Civic Activities

American Bar Association

Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Former Chair of the Patent, Trademark and Copyright section

Admissions

  • Missouri, 2012
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, 2012
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, 2012
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 2016 

Education

University of Missouri School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2012

  • Order of the Coif

University of Missouri – Columbia, B.A., magna cum laude, 2009

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