Katherine Miller


+1 206 452 8778

Katherine Miller is an associate in the patent counseling and prosecution practice group and brings over a decade of experience in strategic counseling, patent procurement, portfolio management and transactional due diligence. Her experience includes domestic and foreign patent prosecution, preparation of invalidity/non-infringement, freedom-to-operate and patentability opinions, initiating and defending domestic ex parte reexamination (EPR), inter partes review (IPR) and European opposition proceedings. While she represents clients ranging from solo inventors to large pharma, mid-sized emerging companies represent the core of Kate’s practice.

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  • Cooley Advises on Nightstar + NuCana IPOs 

  • Syros – $58 Million IPO 

  • Syros IPO – $58 Million 

  • Oncobiologics – $40 Million IPO and Private Placement 

  • AveXis – $95 Million IPO 


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  • Suffolk University Law School
    JD, 2012

  • Yale University
    PhD, Neurobiology, 2005

  • University of Chicago
    BA, Biological Sciences , 2000


  • Boston Bar Association

  • Boston Patent Law Association

Rankings & Accolades

    Best Lawyers "Ones to Watch" - Intellectual Property


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