Krista L. Lynch


Washington, D.C.
T +1.202.861.1616
F +1.202.861.1783


Krista Lynch has a broad intellectual property practice that includes patent litigation, patent prosecution, and related intellectual property counseling. She routinely represents clients in federal district courts and in Section 337 investigations at the International Trade Commission. Her representations have included cases in a wide range of technological areas, including medical devices, pharmaceuticals, vaccines, chemical processes, electronic devices, and telecommunications-based technologies. Krista prepares patent validity, freedom to operate, and noninfringement opinions and advises clients on issues related to patent infringement and patent validity. She also negotiates and drafts patent license agreements, software license agreements, and other technology and intellectual property-related agreements.

Recognitions and Memberships


Prior Positions

  • United States Patent and Trademark Office: Examiner
  • Honeywell: Process Engineer
  • GSE Systems: Engineer


  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Registration No. 60,374
  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia


  • J.D., University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, 2003
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Maryland, 1997