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Krista L. Burkhardt



Krista focuses her intellectual property practice on patent-related matters. Her background in mechanical engineering and her experience as both a patent engineer and a patent agent inform her practice, giving her the technical knowledge and broad perspective her clients appreciate.

Her experience includes patent preparation and counseling, including applications and action responses, and preparing freedom to operate and patentability opinions. Krista is well-versed with technologies in a variety of industries, particularly the aerospace and automotive fields, as well as process control systems and their applications.

Prior to earning her law degree, Krista spent two years as a patent engineer, followed by two years as a patent agent.

Professional Activities

  • Member, Society of Women Engineers



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