Kaitlin is a member of the firm’s litigation group, defending both individuals and businesses in a variety of civil matters in state and federal courts including actions involving personal injury, wrongful death, product liability, toxic torts and premises liability. Kaitlin is involved in complex multi-party litigation matters for clients in numerous jurisdictions throughout New England.
Kaitlin is a member of the team that serves as regional counsel for a national retailer handling matters in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Kaitlin also provides clients with insurance coverage opinions and evaluates allegations of unfair and deceptive business practices.
Kaitlin graduated from Suffolk University Law School in 2013, where she was a member of the Housing and Consumer Protection Clinical Program, representing low-income clients in landlord-tenant disputes. Kaitlin also achieved “Pro Brono Honors” by exceeding 50 hours of pro bono work with the Department of Child and Families during her time in law school.
•Named Massachusetts Rising Star 2017 and 2018, by the publishers of Super Lawyers.
USPTO Announces Prioritized Examination Pilot Program For Qualifying COVID-19 Related Applications
By Kaitlin Kelly Smith on May 18, 2020 It’s Your Business Blog
On May 8, 2020, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“PTO”) announced its new COVID-19 Prioritized Examination Pilot Program...
Posted In: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Patents, Trademarks
Update: USPTO Further Extends Certain Patent and Trademark-Related Document and Fee Deadlines to June 1, 2020
By Kaitlin Kelly Smith on May 5, 2020 It’s Your Business Blog
On April 28, 2020, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“PTO”) further extended the time to file certain patent...
Posted In: CARES ACT, COVID-19, Intellectual Property, Patient Privacy, Trademarks
Director Of Patent And Trademark Office Extends Certain Filing And Payment Deadlines Pursuant To CARES Act
By Kaitlin Kelly Smith on April 21, 2020 It’s Your Business Blog
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”), signed into law on March 27, 2020, provides various...
Posted In: Business Law, CARES ACT, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Intellectual Property, Trademarks
Working from Home in Massachusetts: Compliance with Data Privacy Laws
By Kaitlin Kelly Smith and Siobhan M. Surette on March 19, 2020 It’s Your Business Blog
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has led civic leaders at every level, public and private, to encourage or require behavior designed...
Posted In: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Cyber security