Kimberly Coghill focuses her practice on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications.
Prior to joining Buchanan, Kimberly served as a patent examiner for the United States Patent and Trademark Office where she examined patents related to nuclear technology, including those focusing on electromagnet construction and implementation, circuitry and programming of control systems, signal processing, nanomaterials, linear accelerators, charged particle beams, optics, plasma generation, medical isotope production, x-ray and ultrasonic systems and devices, nuclear fuel and reactor component materials and fabrication, thermal hydraulic systems, detection devices and imaging systems, nuclear forensics, chemical treatment of radioactive waste and geological testing.
She also served as an associate attorney for an Atlanta-based law firm. In that capacity, she represented clients in various stages of civil litigation. She has experience drafting briefs, complaints, pre-trial motions, memoranda and discovery requests and responses for both state and federal matters.
While in law school, Kimberly clerked for the Honorable Judge Karon O. Bowdre of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama.
University of Kentucky, J.D., 2011
Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S., 2008, Nuclear and Radiological Engineering
- United States Patent and Trademark Office