Attorney, Partner
Merchant & Gould P.C.

Kathy Ott is a patent attorney, concentrating on patent prosecution and analysis. She focuses on drafting and prosecuting patent applications in a variety of technology areas from software to medical device technologies. Her practice also involves providing non-infringement and invalidity opinions regarding patents and products. Kathy has experience counseling clients regarding patentability analysis, product clearance, validity analysis, and infringement analysis. In addition to her emphasis in patent prosecution and opinion work, Kathy has experience prosecuting and litigating trademarks. Specifically, she has counseled clients regarding trademark portfolio strategies and has negotiated a trademark dispute. Kathy also provides general litigation support, including drafting motions, briefs, and other documents, and aiding in case strategy. Kathy has experience in drafting and evaluating licensing agreements involving intellectual property.