Kevin Kirsch

Kevin Kirsch
Baker & Hostetler LLP
312 Walnut St., Suite 3200
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 929-3499
(513) 929-0303 Fax

Practice Areas
Patent litigation
Intellectual property litigation

University of California at Berkeley, B.S.
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, J.D.


Kevin Kirsch is the co-leader of BakerHostetler's National Patent Litigation team. Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), and having represented companies in more than 100 patent litigation matters venued in more than a dozen states, Kevin is deeply familiar with the environment in which his clients operate, making him a strong advocate for their patent litigation needs. He also has extensive experience litigating trademark, copyright, trade dress and trade secret claims.  Kevin has testified before and advised members of the U.S. House of Representatives on proposed patent reform legislative initiatives. He is the primary author of the Patent Local Rules for the Southern District of Ohio, implemented in June 2010, and is a member of the Federal Rules Committee for the Southern District of Ohio. He is a frequent speaker and presenter on the subjects of patent litigation, reform and intellectual property. Kevin is one of only 25 intellectual property attorneys in the United States selected as a 2015 BTI Client Service All-Star. He is ranked in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business in the area of Intellectual Property, where he is described as "a very good litigator who listens well to the company's position and objectives and gets what we want" (Chambers USA 2014) and as "very bright, articulate and able to show his teeth when appropriate" (Chambers USA 2012). He is also listed in The Best Lawyers in America©, as an IP Star for Ohio and the United States by Managing Intellectual Property, and in the Legal 500 United States.

Kirsch’s hourly rate is $595.

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