Kevin Rieffel is an experienced patent attorney with a focus on IP portfolio development with the goal of monetizing 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, as well as technologies such as cable/broadband, wireless, and software and applications.
In supporting patent licensing and litigation for the past handful of years, Kevin’s appreciation for global enforcement strategies is built into his approach to prosecution, portfolio development, and IP licensing strategies. Kevin has been involved in several large patent infringement trials and contributed to at least a dozen proceedings at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, with an emphasis in working with technology experts in litigation and Inter Partes Review proceedings.
Kevin is an avid blog contributor, writing about IP-related subjects such as football helmet designs, infrared mobile phone cameras, and 3-D film production, as well as policy and strategies surrounding standard-essential patents and subject matter eligibility under Alice.
Prior to 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 for potential infringement in support of several successful licensing campaigns.
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.