Kate Patton represents clients in a broad range of industries in advertising, marketing, intellectual property, antitrust, and regulatory matters. Kate’s practice includes private and government litigation, federal and state government investigations, and client counseling. She regularly represents companies in investigations and litigation with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Department of Justice (DOJ) and state attorneys general, and in litigation involving consumer protection issues.
Prior to joining Venable, Kate practiced in the litigation department of a New York law firm, with an active trial practice in state and federal courts. She represented clients in commercial business disputes and employment matters, and before the National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus (NAD) and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB). Kate also has a background in marketing communications and government affairs.