Kevin Rieffel is an experienced patent attorney focusing on IP portfolio development to monetize patents. Kevin prepares and prosecutes patents in various electronics and computer-related technologies, with significant experience in video and content delivery, internet advertising, and telecommunications, in addition to technologies such as cable/broadband, wireless, and software and applications.
Before joining Haley Guiliano, Kevin served as in-house counsel for a technology company in Philadelphia. During that time, Kevin led teams in mining patent portfolios, reverse engineering, and investigating potential infringement in support of several successful licensing campaigns.
Kevin approaches prosecution, portfolio development, and IP licensing strategy from a global enforcement perspective, inspired by his experience supporting patent licensing and litigation. His practice emphasizes working with technology experts in litigation and inter partes review proceedings, an approach developed through involvement in large patent infringement trials and proceedings at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
In addition, Kevin is an avid blog contributor, writing about IP-related subjects such as football helmet designs, infrared mobile phone cameras, 3-D film production, and policy and strategies surrounding standard-essential patents and subject matter eligibility under Alice.
Kevin is a huge college basketball fan, Kevin contributes to a popular Georgetown basketball blog and is photographed above with a press pass for the 2018 Allen Iverson Classic.
While his days as a Division I swimmer may be behind him, Kevin can still be found on a pool deck volunteering as an assistant swim coach to his high school alma mater, La Salle.