Kelly Covert is a USPTO registered patent lawyer and a member of the IP Procurement and Portfolio Management practice group. Kelly has a background in biomedical engineering.
Kelly has experience in drafting and prosecuting domestic and foreign patent applications, involving a variety of technologies, including medical devices, medical diagnostic and monitoring devices, food sciences, biopharmaceuticals, and various other electronic and mechanical devices.
She also has experience in freedom to operate and landscape study work, particularly focused on new product development. Kelly has performed patentability, invalidity, and infringement analysis over a wide range of technologies.
Prior to her career in law, Kelly was an engineer at a major medical device company working on left ventricular assist devices.
During law school, Kelly was a legal extern at a rehabilitation and physical medicine company. During her externship, Kelly helped to draft and prosecute medical device patent applications developed at the company. Kelly also worked on trademark and hospital compliance matters.