Kristen Kovach’s practice includes patent prosecution and portfolio management. Before joining BoMc, Kristen was a Fellow with the Art and Antiquities Blockchain Consortium. As a Fellow, Kristen co-developed a sales management system for high-value art sales that utilizes blockchain technology to maximize transaction security, confidence, and profitability.
While in law school, Kristen interned with Wake Forest Innovations during her final year. As an intern, she analyzed patent commercialization and developed beneficial licensing agreements in fields ranging from healthcare to commercial shipping.
Prior to attending law school, Kristen began her studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she majored in Biology and minored in Chemistry and Slavic and East European Cultures. She continued her education at Case Western Reserve University where she studied Medical Physiology with a concentration in Bioethics. While at Case Western, Kristen researched data collection and usage patterns of direct-to-consumer genetic testing and the potential effects these patterns could have on users.
- Worked on a research and development team as an undergraduate to create a tablet application to help individuals with Fragile X syndrome and autism better understand health care decisions.
- North Carolina, District of Columbia (pending)
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
- Wake Forest School of Law, J.D., 2021
- Case Western Reserve University, M.S., Medical Physiology, 2018
- The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.S., Biology, 2016
- Author. “U.S. Supreme Court Denies Petition Seeking to Revisit Patent Eligibility under Alice/Mayo,” BoMc Blog, September 21, 2022.
- Quoted. “News of the World,” Wake Forest Magazine, June 16, 2022.
- American Intellectual Property Association (AIPLA), Member
- Women’s Bar Association Foundation of the District of Columbia, Member