Katharine Y. Domitrovich

Associate

Seattle
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Overview

Katie Domitrovich is an associate in the Seattle office. Her practice focuses mainly on patent prosecution, client counseling and portfolio development, and patentability analysis investigations. She has experience in a variety of areas, including software and computing, mechanics, electronics, semiconductor fabrication, and telecommunications. Katie is experienced in both domestic and international patent prosecution, having prosecuted applications in a variety of jurisdictions worldwide.

Katie also works with clients on tax issues, with a focus on federal and international tax needs. She provides clients advice on tax planning and compliance, as well as handling tax controversy and audits.

Select Experience

  • Drafted and prosecuted U.S. and Patent Cooperation Treaty patent applications in the electrical, mechanical, and software arts.
  • Drafted responses for patent application office actions from the United States Patent and Trademark Office covering a range of rejections.
  • Advised clients on I.R.C. Section 162(f) regulation items.
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Experience

  • Drafted and prosecuted U.S. and Patent Cooperation Treaty patent applications in the electrical, mechanical, and software arts.
  • Drafted responses for patent application office actions from the United States Patent and Trademark Office covering a range of rejections.
  • Advised clients on I.R.C. Section 162(f) regulation items.
  • Advised clients on tax-related accounting method and withholding issues.

Recognitions and Memberships

Community

American Red Cross: Volunteer (2007 to 2019)

Prior Positions

  • Notre Dame Law School, Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship Clinic: Certified Legal Intern
  • BakerHostetler: Summer Associate

Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Registration No. 77,712
  • Washington

Education

  • J.D., University of Notre Dame Law School, 2019, magna cum laude; Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics, & Public Policy, Senior Editor; Intellectual Property Law Society
  • B.S., Physics, University of Richmond, 2016, magna cum laude