Katherine Cappaert

Phone(703) 236-2674

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  • Litigation
  • PTAB Proceedings
  • Heavy Industry
  • Chemicals
  • Electronics & Software
Contact InfoTelephone: (703) 236-2674
Facsimile: 703-413-2220
University Massachusetts Institute of Technology, B.S., Mechanical Engineering
Law SchoolAmerican University Washington College of Law, J.D., cum laude
AdmittedVirginia; registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Katherine Cappaert is an attorney in the firm's Patent Litigation and Post Grant Proceedings practice groups. Her primary focus is on litigating patents spanning a multitude of technologies, including the mechanical, electrical, and chemical arts, in federal courts, along with pursuing and defending against patent validity challenges before the Patent and Trademark Appeals Board in inter partes review proceedings.

Prior to attending law school Ms. Cappaert worked as a mechanical design engineer for Xerox Corporation in Portland, OR in the Xerox Office Group. During her time at Xerox, Ms. Cappaert was responsible for the design and testing of the drum and transfix unit for an A4 solid ink printer.

During law school Ms. Cappaert worked as a law clerk at a Florida-based IP boutique, focusing on patent litigation and inter partes review matters. Ms. Cappaert is a named inventor on a U.S. patent directed to creating the proper drum surface topography for solid ink jet printers.


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Patent Marking and Design Patents
Katherine Cappaert,Andrew M. Ollis, August 17, 2015
It is important to remember that patent marking applies to design patents as well as utility patents. The Federal Circuit made this clear in Nike Inc. v. Wal-Mart Stores, 138 F.3d 1437 (Fed. Cir. 1998), by holding that the term “damages” as it appears in the marking statute, 35 U.S.C....

ALJ Lord Rules On Motion to Strike in Certain Non-Volatile Memory Chips (337-TA-916)
Katherine Cappaert,Eric W. Schweibenz, March 20, 2015
On March 2, 2015, ALJ Dee Lord issued the public version of Order No. 25 (dated January 5, 2015) in Certain Non-Volatile Memory Chips and Products Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-916).

ITC Issues Public Version of Opinion in Certain Multiple Mode Outdoor Grills (337-TA-895)
Katherine Cappaert,Eric W. Schweibenz, March 20, 2015
On February 20, 2015, the International Trade Commission ("the Commission") issued the public version of its opinion in Certain Multiple Mode Outdoor Grills and Parts Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-895).

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Katherine Cappaert

1940 Duke Street
AlexandriaVA 22314


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