Katharine Wolanyk

Industry leader in intellectual property and patent litigation

Katharine Wolanyk is a Managing Director at Burford Capital and leads its award-winning intellectual property and patent litigation finance business. As the former President and CLO of a software company, Katharine works with senior executives at large corporations to craft solutions to fit their needs.

She writes and speaks frequently on intellectual property issues. She has been published in ABA Journal, Law360, IPWatchdog and IAM and has spoken at events including IPBC Global, EDTX Bench & Bar, American Intellectual Property Law Association, Center for American and International Law, University of Arizona and Chicago Bar Association.

Katharine speaks about the lack of diversity in patent law and STEM fields and why it is vitally important to encourage greater diversity in patent inventors and lawyers specializing in patent law.

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