A former patent litigator, Kymberleigh is adept at handling procedurally complex cases and challenging subject matter. She has successfully litigated a variety of IP and business disputes, including e.g.: trademark and copyright infringement, trade secret misappropriation, false advertising, unfair competition, breach of contract, fiduciary duty, and/or warranty, fraudulent inducement, economic interference, defamation, real property, construction, manufacturing, foreclosure, and lien priority disputes.  Kymberleigh’s former and current clients include: Madonna, Stanley Burrell (aka M.C. Hammer), Guy Oseary, Applied Materials, Applied Biosystems Group (of Applera Corp.), Bank of America, Creative Mobile, Creative Network Design, Cree Lighting, Inc., Design Data Corp., Hard Candy Fitness, LLC, Kit and Ace, Lexar Media, Inc., MGHCandy, LLC, New Evolution Ventures, LLC, Paragon Real Estate Group, Inc., Playdom, Inc., Precision Nutrition, Inc., and R&B Land Investments, LLC.  Kymberleigh enjoys volunteering as a Moraga Planning Commissioner, photography, baking, gardening, action films, mentoring and coaching kids, housebreaking her three sons, and the occasional margarita.

Education

  • J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law (2001), Magna Cum Laude
  • B.A., University of California, Berkeley – Political Science (1997)

Associations

  • Member, Order of the Coif
  • Member, Thurston Honor Society

Other

  • Counsel for clients in Civil Actions in the CA State Superior Courts for the following counties:
    • San Francisco, Alameda, Santa Clara, San Mateo, Contra Costa, Calaveras, and Solano
  • Counsel for clients in Civil Actions in the United States District Court for the following districts:
    • Northern, Southern, Central and Eastern Districts of California
  • Pro Hac Vice in the United States District Court, District of Oregon and Southern District of Florida
  • Pro Hac Vace in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Mediated numerous cases to Settlement for Clients throughout Northern California
  • Counsel for clients in Arbitrations under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and JAMS
  • Hastings Law Journal, Member (1999-2000), Production Editor (2000-2001)