Kristin J. McNamara is a Senior Patent Attorney with Novozymes North America Inc., where she focuses on patent prosecution and strategic portfolio management in the field of biotechnology. She provides patent opinions and related counseling on issues of infringement, validity and freedom of operation. Ms. McNamara also has experience in patent litigation, and has represented clients in diverse areas of technology, including pharmaceuticals, enzymes, catalysts, fuel additives and polymers.
Ms. McNamara is a member of the Women in the Profession Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. She previously served as a member of the Patents Committee of the Association.
Bar and Court Admissions
Ms. McNamara is admitted to the state bar in New York as well as the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. She is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.
- J.D., Fordham University School of Law - magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, member of Fordham Law Review.
- M.S., Yale University, Chemistry
- B.S., College of William and Mary, Chemistry - summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa.