Kassity L. Mai

Associate

Washington, D.C.
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Kassity Mai focuses her practice on patent counseling, prosecution, and litigation. Kassity has worked with patents in a variety of technical fields, including electronic circuits, industrial machinery, consumer products, software, telecommunication systems, medical devices, and printer technology.

Prior to her legal career, Kassity worked for two summers at Boston Scientific and a semester in the Cardiovascular Simulations Laboratory at Duke University. Her research focused on medical devices for treating heart failure and cardiovascular diseases. During her undergraduate studies, Kassity also focused her research on biomechanics.

Select Experience

  • Drafted and prosecuted patent applications in technology areas including software, online networks, electrical devices, mechanical devices, medical devices, telecommunication systems, automotive parts, and printer technology.
  • Represented appliance manufacturer in patent litigation in the District of Delaware and multiple inter partes review proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
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Experience

  • Drafted and prosecuted patent applications in technology areas including software, online networks, electrical devices, mechanical devices, medical devices, telecommunication systems, automotive parts, and printer technology.
  • Represented appliance manufacturer in patent litigation in the District of Delaware and multiple inter partes review proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. 
  • Represented manufacturing client in Section 337 proceeding before the International Trade Commission on matter concerning crawler cranes. 
  • Assisted with discovery, expert depositions, and invalidity and noninfringement analyses in large, complex patent litigation in the Western District of Wisconsin related to captioned telephone technology.  

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association

Services

Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Registration No. 68,774
  • Texas
  • District of Columbia

Education

  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 2012
  • B.S.E., Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, 2009, magna cum laude
  • B.S., Economics, Duke University, 2009, magna cum laude

Languages

  • Mandarin Chinese