Kyle Morse

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Counsel

New York
T +1.212.589.4628
F +1.212.589.4201

Overview

Kyle Morse concentrates his practice on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, focusing on software technologies related to human machine interaction, operating systems, extended reality, speech processing, virtualization, computer animation, payment processing and security. He also supports patent litigations and advises his clients on patent portfolio management and assessment, open source contributions, risk of standards participation, freedom to operate and other opinion work.

Kyle has extensive experience in the strategic planning, development and management of global patent portfolios tailored to individual business needs. He leads teams to build U.S. patent portfolios that deter competitors and attract venture funding. He also collaborates with foreign counsel to secure patents across the world, including in Australia, China, Germany, India, Japan, Korea and the U.K. From his years seconded at a Fortune 5 company, Kyle provides an in-house perspective that supports a holistic approach to the practice of patent law. 

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  • Provided periodical patent opinions for project including both open-source and standard participation in a wide range of software technologies and managed patent portfolio development in light of the participation.
  • Conducted an oral hearing resulting in full reversal in appeal before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
  • Supported a patent litigation that was dismissed for patent eligibility, including by drafting motion to dismiss for patent eligibility on three separate patents and preparing invalidity contentions.
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Experience

  • Provided periodical patent opinions for project including both open-source and standard participation in a wide range of software technologies and managed patent portfolio development in light of the participation.
  • Conducted an oral hearing resulting in full reversal in appeal before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
  • Supported a patent litigation that was dismissed for patent eligibility, including by drafting motion to dismiss for patent eligibility on three separate patents and preparing invalidity contentions.
  • As a patent counsel during a full time secondment at a Fortune 5 company, supported numerous engineering groups and managed a wide range of patent portfolios, including those related to cloud services, home automation, mail, media products, messages, search, security, storage, user interfaces and web browser technologies.

Recognitions and Memberships

Community

  • Boy Scouts of America: Eagle Scout Rank (2006)

Prior Positions

  • A Fortune 5 company: Patent Counsel (full time secondment) (2018 and 2019 to 2021)

Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • California
  • New York

Education

  • M.C.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2021
  • J.D., George Washington University Law School, 2015, with honors; George Washington Journal of Energy and Environmental Law
  • B.S., Computer Science, University of Oklahoma, 2012, with distinction