Katherine S. Boyle

Katy Boyle is a registered patent attorney with a background in both patent prosecution and patent litigation. Katy has prepared and prosecuted patents in a wide range of fields, including medical devices, consumer electronics, computer software, and mechanical devices.

During law school, Katy worked in-house as a legal intern for Medtronic and completed a federal court externship with Magistrate Judge Becky Thorson. She also served as a Notes & Comments Editor for Cybaris®, an Intellectual Property Law Review, in which she co-wrote an article about how businesses can strategically maximize the value of their intellectual property portfolios.

Before law school, Katy worked as a patent agent at Beck & Tysver PLLC, and as a science advisor in Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi’s patent litigation department.


University of Minnesota B.I.S., Physics, Philosophy and Theater
Mitchell Hamline College of Law J.D., 

Bar Admissions

Minnesota State Bar
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Professional Affiliations

American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association (MIPLA)
Minnesota Women Lawyers
Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA)