T. KaitlinCrowder (Kait)


Cleveland + 1.216.586.7347

Kait Crowder's practice focuses on intellectual property, with a primary focus on patent litigation. She also has experience with trademark, trade secret, and unfair competition matters.

Kait assists clients with protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights through court and administrative actions as well as cease and desist efforts. She represents domestic and international clients in federal courts throughout the United States in patent and trademark infringement and in claims of unfair competition and trade secret misappropriation. She also represents clients in inter partes review proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. She has experience in many stages of litigation, including discovery, research, depositions, and motion practice.

Kait is a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association.


  • PI Advanced Materials obtains CAFC affirmance of summary judgment win in patent case regarding polyimide filmsJones Day successfully obtained a Federal Circuit affirmance of a summary judgment win of non-infringement on behalf of PI Advanced Materials Co., Ltd. ("PIAM", formerly SKC Kolon PI, Inc. ("SKPI").
  • NXP whittles down competitor's infringement suit involving RFID technology from 26 to four patentsJones Day is lead counsel defending NXP USA, Inc. in a lawsuit brought by its competitor Impinj, Inc. alleging infringement of 26 patents relating to different aspects of radio frequency identification ("RFID") technology.
  • DePuy Orthopaedics obtains Federal Circuit affirmance of patent infringement victory involving its flagship knee replacement productJones Day successfully represented Johnson & Johnson subsidiaries DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc.; DePuy Synthes Sales, Inc.; and DePuy Synthes Products, Inc. in their defense against claims of patent infringement brought by MedIdea, L.L.C. relating to the sale of their flagship posterior stabilized knee replacement product, Attune®.
  • Google, YouTube defend ten-patent lawsuit relating to video encoding and processing techniquesJones Day defended Google LLC and YouTube LLC in a ten-patent case filed by Dynamic Data Technologies, LLC.
  • Google defends 15 patent infringement lawsuits brought by WSOU relating to multiple productsJones Day is acting as lead defense counsel on behalf of Google LLC in 15 patent infringement lawsuits in the Western District of Texas brought by WSOU Investments, LLC relating to a range of Google's products, including Pixel, YouTube TV, YouTube Music, G Suite, Gmail, and Nest Cam.
  • NXP sues Impinj for infringing eight patents relating to RFID and wafer-layout technologyJones Day is representing NXP Semiconductors N.V. in its enforcement of eight radio frequency identification ("RFID") and wafer-layout patents against Impinj, Inc.
  • DePuy Synthes defends against multi-patent lawsuit alleging infringement against stand-alone intervertebral spinal implant productsJones Day is representing Johnson & Johnson subsidiaries DePuy Synthes Sales, Inc. and DePuy Synthes Products, Inc. in a patent infringement lawsuit brought by RSB Spine, LLC alleging that certain of its spinal implant products infringe two patents.
  • NEC Display Solutions successfully defends against attempt to bar importation of LED displaysJones Day successfully defended NEC Display Solutions (both the Japanese parent and a U.S. subsidiary) against allegations brought by Ultravision Technologies, LLC ("Ultravision") that certain of NEC Display Solutions' modular LED display panels and related components infringe two patents allegedly owned by Ultravision.
  • Elo Touch Solutions resolves multi-patent, multi-venue dispute with 3M regarding touch screen technologyJones Day represented Elo Touch Solutions, Inc. in a four-patent dispute with 3M regarding touch screen technology.
  • DePuy Synthes defends against patent infringement claims involving methods and instruments for spinal surgeryJones Day represents Johnson & Johnson subsidiaries DePuy Synthes Products, Inc.; DePuy Synthes Sales, Inc.; and Medical Device Business Services, Inc. in their defense against claims of patent infringement brought by Dr. Mark A. Barry relating to the use of certain methods and instruments for spinal surgery involving DePuy's Expedium® and Viper® systems.