Large companies, startups, universities, and solo inventors look to Kristin Lamb to assist in establishing, defending, and monetizing valuable intellectual property. 

Kristin focuses on assisting clients in protecting their intellectual property rights in the areas of patents, trademarks, and copyrights, advising on strategies for pursuing protection, filing domestic and foreign applications, and prosecuting applications to allowance. In addition, Kristin guides clients in intellectual property litigation, as well as IP licensing. 

Kristin is well-versed in a variety of technology areas, with a particular emphasis on automation, communications, and medical devices. Kristin spends the majority of her time immersed in natural resource technologies, which allows her to apply her background in biochemistry. She brings a passion for exploring and protecting new technologies to help clients attain comprehensive protection.

She is experienced in each stage of the patent prosecution process, from preparing and prosecuting domestic and foreign patent applications to providing counsel and opinions on matters of invalidity and non-infringement, freedom to operate, and product design. Kristin regularly makes use of the United States Patent and Trademark Office's expedited examination policies and strategic examiner interviews to efficiently move applications to allowance.

Her litigation practice includes defending a range of technologies in patent disputes in the Eastern District of Texas, the most active federal patent court in the country, among other jurisdictions. 

Kristin honed her legal writing skills as a note and comment editor for the Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law review at American University.

Civic and Professional Activities

  • Houston Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Licensing Executives Society
  • Houston Young Professionals in Energy
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association

Honors and Awards

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America’s Ones to Watch (BL Rankings) in the fields of Intellectual Property Law and Technology Law, 2021


Bar admissions

2012, Colorado

2017, Texas

2017, District of Columbia

Admitted to practice before:

  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas


  • J.D., 2012, American University Washington College of Law
  • B.A., 2008, University of Colorado, Biochemistry
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