Kristen Lovin represents clients in all facets of commercial litigation, including patent and other intellectual property disputes. Prior to joining Keker, Van Nest & Peters, Ms. Lovin served as a law clerk to Judge Edward Davila of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, and as the patent law clerk to Judge Davila, Judge Lucy Koh, and Judge Beth Freeman. She also served as a law clerk to Judge Sharon Prost of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Ms. Lovin was formerly an associate with a law firm in San Francisco where she litigated semiconductor and software patent infringement actions in district court and before the International Trade Commission.
Ms. Lovin earned her J.D. from Columbia Law School, her Master's in Computer Science from Harvard University, and her A.B. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Harvard. She is admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, and prior to law school worked as a Program Manager at Microsoft.