Laurence & Phillips IP Law


Kevin Laurence


Professional Experience

  • Laurence & Phillips IP Law LLP, Alexandria, Virginia, Partner, 2017–present
  • Renaissance IP Law Group LLP, Alexandria, Virginia, Partner, 2015–2017
  • Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P., Alexandria, Virginia, Partner, 2013–2015
  • Stoel Rives LLP, Salt Lake City, Utah, Partner, 2001–2013
  • Workman, Nydegger & Seeley, Salt Lake City, Utah, Partner, 1997–2001 and Associate, 1993–1996


  • George Washington University Law School, Adjunct Professor, “USPTO Post-Grant Proceedings,” 2015–present
  • Patent Resources Group, Instructor, “Post-Grant Patent Practice,” 2012–present, and “Patent Reexamination and Reissue Practice,” 2009–2011
  • S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, Adjunct Professor, “Biotechnology and Chemical Patent Law” 2003, 2006, and 2008, and “International Intellectual Property Law,” 2005 and 2007
  • J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University, Adjunct Professor, “Intellectual Property Law,” 2004


  • J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University, Juris Doctor degree, 1992
  • Brigham Young University, Bachelor of Arts degree in chemistry, 1989

Bar and Court Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • United States of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Utah State Bar
  • Not admitted in Virginia
  • Washington State Bar Association

Professional Activites

  • PTAB Bar Association, Interim Board of Directors, 2016–2017
  • Intellectual Property Owners Association, U.S. Post-Grant Patent Office Practice Committee, Vice Chair, 2012–2015
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association, USPTO Inter Partes Proceedings, member, 2010–present
  • US Bar – EPO Liaison Council, Member, 2008–2014