Rebecca is Of Counsel in Stoll Keenon Ogden's Lexington office and has been with the firm since 2009. She is a member of the Business Litigation practice with a focus on Intellectual Property Litigation, Antitrust, Trade Regulation & Franchise and Business Torts. She is also a member of the Business Services practice where she focuses on Intellectual Property. Rebecca's intellectual property experience involves both acquiring and enforcing intellectual property rights for clients, including obtaining patents and negotiating a favorable settlement agreement for a copyrighted architectural work.
Prior to law school, Rebecca earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Vanderbilt University. While at Vanderbilt, she earned valuable experience working as an undergraduate research fellow at NASA. After graduation, she received industry experience working for ExxonMobil Corporation. While attending Duke University School of Law, she served as the Technology Editor for the Duke Law Journal and was active with the Pro Bono Board.
Rebecca is a member of the Kentucky, Alabama and American and Fayette County Bar associations, as well as the American Intellectual Property Law Association and the Central Kentucky Inventors Council.
SKO prepared, filed and prosecuted patent applications for clients' inventions and designs in a wide variety of subject matter areas. Examples include exercise apparatus; floor treating machines; electronic monitoring systems; gardening systems; shelving designs; tool designs; and various mechanical, electrical and electromechanical systems, devices and methods.
SKO regularly represents clients in the artificial turf surfaces industry regarding the review and analysis of patents in that industry. This representation involves performing detailed analyses and providing advice about whether our clients' and their competitors’ products are covered by the claims of various patents in the industry, as well as negotiating agreements with the owners of several of those patents.