Kate Noll, a patent attorney at
Sunstein, was named a Partner effective January 1. Ms. Noll has extensive
experience in patent and trademark prosecution, product clearance and
intellectual property litigation. She has prosecuted patent applications
covering a wide array of technologies including microelectromechanical
systems (MEMS), optical systems, mechanical and medical devices, metallurgy, and
semiconductor devices and processes.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Ms. Noll worked as a research engineer
designing and conducting studies primarily in the metallurgical and
semiconductor fields. She holds a B.S. in physics and a M.S. in materials
engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She has a J.D. from Suffolk
University Law School (cum laude).
Robert Kann, the Managing Partner at Sunstein, said, "We are delighted that
Kate is now a Partner. She is an excellent attorney and brings great depth
of knowledge of technology and practical experience in industry to our
intellectual property practice."
Ms. Noll lives in Norwell with her husband and four