Kathryn (Kathy) Perales is an experienced intellectual property attorney who has practiced law for more than 20 years in both Ohio and Texas. She is a graduate of MIT.
Kathy specializes in intellectual property matters including patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret law. With her collective abilities she aids clients through the registration process while accurately and persuasively describing, defending, and advocating for their inventions, creations, and trademarks.
Kathy well knows the importance of weighing costs and benefits, risks and rewards, and enjoys the analytical process. She draws from this knowledge to assist her clients in patent best practices. She has also aided clients in establishing both for profit and nonprofit ventures and has experience in obtaining 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status.
Having served as general counsel for a number of small corporations, Kathy continues to advise businesses in Ohio and Texas. She enjoys speaking about intellectual property law to community groups, trade associations, entrepreneurial clubs, and economic development agencies.
On a personal note, Kathy understands that reaching children during their formative years is key to their success. Her three children are testament to this truth — consistent, meaningful efforts have helped them to become the mathematicians and scientists that they are today. She advocates to make learning fun and accessible, especially in reference to math and STEM education. She speaks at pitch competitions, and her background in science and passion for education make her an ideal science fair judge.