Kimberly Bolin

Patent Agent

+1 650 843 5387

Dr. Kimberly Bolin focuses her practice on patent counseling and prosecution for a wide variety of life science and chemistry clients. With a unique combination of technical knowledge and decades of practical experience creatively managing portfolios, Kimberly's insights on patent matters are unparalleled. She has deep experience in helping clients protect small molecule pharmaceuticals, from composition of matter onwards, through creative life cycle management strategies.

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    Fencing – ranked top 16 nationally for Vet40 Women’s Foil; trains with her son (2016 US National Champion in both Div 2 and Div 3 Men’s Foil) at Salle Santa Cruz


  • University of California, Santa Cruz
    Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Petroleum Research Fund Fellowship

  • University of Oxford, UK
    D. Phil., Biophysics, Oxford Center for Molecular Sciences Research Fellow

  • Wellesley College
    BA, Chemistry
    cum laude, with honors, 1990

Admissions & Credentials

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


  • Silicon Valley Intellectual Property Law Association

  • Sigma Xi

  • Association for Women in Science

  • US Fencing Association


+1 650 843 5387 office

3175 Hanover Street
Palo Alto, CA 94304-1130