SOURCE: Miclean Gleason LLP

December 22, 2015 13:41 ET

Experienced IP Litigator Katherine D. Prescott Joins Miclean Gleason

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 22, 2015) - Miclean Gleason LLP announces the addition of Katherine ("Katie") Prescott to the firm as of counsel. With experience as an IP litigation and trial attorney at major international law firms and as in-house counsel for one of the world's largest technology companies, "Katie brings a unique blend of experience that we know will benefit our firm and our clients," said Miclean Gleason Name Partner David Miclean. "Her ability to understand business implications in legal matters and her expertise in strategically communicating with clients make her an immense asset to our team."

Previously, Prescott worked as Senior Patent Counsel for Apple Inc., where she set litigation, trial and settlement strategy for patent and consumer class action litigation, International Trade Commission investigations and post-grant U.S. Patent and Trademark Office proceedings. More recently, Prescott was counsel at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP (WilmerHale).

Prescott litigates patent and trade secret cases involving a wide range of technologies, including computer and network security, user interface design, secure messaging, medical devices and turbocharger manufacturing. She has experience with all aspect of litigation from complaint preparation to injunction contingency planning and appeal. She also negotiates indemnification arrangements, patent licenses and litigation settlements.

"After years of working with and against Miclean Gleason attorneys and seeing first-hand their courtroom prowess and client focus, I'm excited to have this opportunity to join the firm," said Prescott. "The ability to diversify my practice beyond traditional IP, combined with a shared belief in the importance of collaboration and collegiality among colleagues, make Miclean Gleason a perfect fit for me both personally and professionally." 

Prescott earned her law degree from U.C. Berkeley School of Law (2001), her master's degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Stanford University (1998) and her bachelor's degree in Earth and Planetary Science from Johns Hopkins University (1997). She is a member of the State Bar of California. 

About Miclean Gleason LLP
Miclean Gleason LLP focuses on intellectual property (trade secret, trademark, copyright, and patent), business and employment matters and cases. With more than 25 years of practice in Silicon Valley, the firm's team of talented and experienced professionals represents companies and individuals in a wide range of legal matters. See www.micleangleason.com for more information. 

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