Priority : IP 1 > Overview


Department:  Intellectual Property


Team:  Chemistry & Life Sciences


Target:  Bay Area, Houston, DC or Biological or Chemical Patent Prosecutors

A group of Biological or Chemical patent prosecutors for our Bay Area, Houston offices and DC offices.


Goal:  Strengthen Existing Practice in Bay Area and Establish Strategic Presence in DC, and Texas

KT is looking to strengthen our CLS team in DC, Bay Area and establish a presence in NY and Houston to capitalize on strategic client relationships in those markets. KT is looking to leverage legacy strength of CLS practice by deepening the bench in the Bay Area.


Sell:  Premier Practice with a Full Service National Platform

The KT CLS team is truly a national team with lawyers in Georgia, North Carolina, Washington, DC, and California.  The candidates would join the most profitable patent prosecution team at a firm with a top tier IP practice and would enjoy working across departments with our Healthcare Industry Team and our Emerging Growth practice in Silicon Valley.


Geographies:  Bay Area, New York, Houston, Washington


Industries:  Healthcare


Team Bio:  Chemistry & Life Sciences

The firm brings together an impressive range of legal and scientific talent, experienced in handling the complex legal and business issues facing Biotech Companies, Medical Device Manufacturers, Pharmaceutical Companies, Research Universities/Academic Medical Centers, Government and Private Research Organizations and CROs/SMOs.

We offer our chemistry and life sciences clients everything they need to bring their ideas and technology from conception to commercialization. Our internationally recognized practice provides proactive counsel and cutting-edge legal solutions to technology-oriented companies that range from growth to middle market and large publicly held corporations.  Our diverse group of corporate, transactional and IP attorneys offer a comprehensive business solution to our clients.

Team Leader Matthew Hinsch
  • Adversarial Patent Prosecution℠
  • Asset Creation - Prosecution & Counseling
  • Intellectual Property
  • Market Protection - Opinions & Dispute Avoidance
  • Patent Disputes
  • Patents
  • Post-Grant Proceedings
Bar Admissions
  • California (1999)
  • University of California, Boalt Hall School of Law, J.D. (1999)
  • University of California, Berkeley, Ph.D., Plant Pathology (1996)
  • University of California, San Diego, B.A., Biochemistry (1991)
Team Leader Charles Calkins
  • Counseling & Prosecution
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Strategy
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Patent
  • Post-Grant Proceedings
  • Transactional Intellectual Property
Bar Admissions
  • North Carolina (1995)
  • District of Columbia (1989)
  • Massachusetts (1985)
  • Boston University, J.D. (1984)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, B. S., Chemical Engineering & Life Sciences