Kelly Krellner



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Kelly Krellner


KELLY KRELLNER is an associate in the firm’s San Francisco office and a member of the Intellectual Property Litigation practice group. Ms. Krellner’s practice focuses on patent infringement litigation in United States District Court.

Ms. Krellner’s experience includes writing briefs and motions, preparing witnesses for deposition, coordinating discovery efforts, communicating effectively with clients and joint defense teams, and researching complex legal and factual issues.

Examples of cases in District Court:

  • EON Corp. IP Holdings, LLC v. T-Mobile USA Inc., et al., No. 6:10-cv-00379-LED-JDL (E.D. Tex. filed Aug. 4, 2010) (Judge Davis): Represented one of the accused infringers. The patent-in-suit concerned communication networks. Settled in 2012.
  • Intellectual Ventures I LLC v. Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., et al., No. 1:10-cv-1067 (D. Del. Filed Dec. 8, 2010) (Judge Stark): Represented one of the accused infringers. The patents-in-suit concerned internet security. Settled in 2012.
  • Sandoz Inc., v. Amgen and Roche, 3:13-cv-02904 (N.D. Cal. Filed June 24, 2013) (Judge Chesney): Represented the defendants in a declaratory judgment action which was dismissed in 2013.

Kelly has an active pro bono practice, representing clients in immigration-related matters, death penalty habeas corpus proceedings as well as technology licensing research and negotiations for small scale farmers in developing countries.

Kelly holds a J.D. from University of California, Berkeley Law School. While attending law school Kelly was an Article Editor on the Berkeley Technology Law Journal and served as a summer judicial intern at the Vermont Supreme Court.

Prior to law school, Kelly worked as an environmental engineering consultant at CH2M HILL, a global engineering and construction firm. Kelly holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University and a M.S.E. from The University of Michigan.