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Rebecca Ann Krefft

Direct Phone: 859.231.3056

Rebecca Ann Krefft

Rebecca is Of Counsel in Stoll Keenon Ogden’s Lexington office and has been with the firm since 2009. She serves clients through the Business Litigation practice, with a focus on conflicts and challenges regarding Intellectual Property, Business Torts, and Antitrust, Trade Regulation & Franchise matters. She also concentrates on Intellectual Property matters as part of the Business Services practice group.

Prior to joining SKO, Rebecca graduated from Duke University School of Law, where she served as the technology editor for the Duke Law Journal. As an undergraduate, she earned a degree in mechanical engineering from Vanderbilt University and was a research fellow at NASA. Before entering law school, she gained valuable industry experience working for ExxonMobil Corporation.

Business Litigation: Rebecca represents clients throughout Kentucky in complex commercial litigation. A notable example of work within this practice includes her success in negotiating a favorable settlement agreement for a copyrighted work of architecture.

Business Services: A registered patent attorney, Rebecca works with individuals and companies looking to protect their ideas, proprietary technologies, designs and inventions. She provides detailed competitive analyses of clients’ intellectual property and prepares applications to help them obtain patents. She also handles copyright registrations and counsels clients on their rights concerning various agreements, such as software licenses.

 

Work Highlights

Patent Applications for Designs & Inventions

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.

Patent Review & Analysis

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.