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.
We represented Ivantis, Inc., the maker of a revolutionary eye stent designed to treat glaucoma, in a case brought by competitor Glaukos Corporation alleging infringement of two of Glaukos’s patents.
We defended Varian Medical Systems, a world leader in radiotherapy medical devices for the treatment of cancer, in the District of Delaware against patent-infringement claims brought by Best Medical International.
Keker, Van Nest & Peters scored a defense verdict in California this month in the rarest of trials: class actions. Read more
Public Storage bamboozled storage space renters into believing they were required to buy company provided insurance in order to rent units, customers testified Monday at the start of a class action bench trial in California seeking $100 million in restitution from the national storage giant. Read more