Kirstin M. Jahn

Kirstin M. Jahn

Kirstin works closely with her clients to ensure the strategy developed, whether for IP protection, management, licensing or litigation, is considerate of the client’s needs, finances and time. Working together with her client’s Kirstin provides a fresh perspective on effectively handling large IP cases for the small to mid-size firm.


Faculty of Federal Advocates, Federal Circuit Bar Association, American Bar Association, AIPLA, INTA, New York Bar Association, Nevada Bar Association, Boulder Bar Association (Co-Chair Intellectual Property Section)

Pro Bono

Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network – pro bono attorney representing victims of abuse and mother and children refugees to help them gain residential status in the U.S.
University of Colorado New Venture Challenge Mentor Member and Volunteer for Colorado Attorneys for the Arts.

  • University of Buffalo School of Law, J.D. 1991
  • Moot Court Member – National Competition
  • University of Massachusetts/Amherst, B.B.A. General Business & Finance 1985
  • Mortar Board Honor Society, Chapter President
  • William Mitchell College of Law 1988-1989
  • Regents College London, U.K. 1989
  • University of Copenhagen, Denmark 1983. East/West Business Relationships (with trips to East Germany, Poland and Russia)
  • Supreme Court for the States of New York (1992) Nevada (1996) Colorado (1999)
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America (1995)
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (1997)
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (1996)
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit (2001)
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (2011)
  • Intellectual Property Mediator listed on the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado’s website
  • National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD) Board of Arbitrators 1989 – mid 90’s
  • Arbitration Association, Panel of Arbitrators, Securities Section 1991- mid ’90’s
  • Current Congressional Patent Reform Bills; The Innovation Act compared to The Strong Act” Boulder County Bar Association Newsletter June 2015
  • “Trademarks and the Trademark Process,” Silicon Valley Seminars (2001) (a book provided through a 9-hour seminar Ms. Jahn taught throughout the United States).
  • “The IRS Gets Aggressive”, Banker’s Monthly, September 1990
  • Denver Botanical Gardens, Botanical Art and Illustration Program – “Protecting an Artist’s Work” – March and May 2012; March 2014
  • Colorado and Boulder Bar Association – “Microsoft v. i4i Limited Partnership – Patent Case of the Year? A Unanimous Decision by the U.S. Supreme Court… so, what was all the hubbub about” – Summer and Fall 2011
  • Licensing Executives Society– “IP Protection of Design and Sound Trademarks” – Spring 2012
  • Boulder Bar Association
  • “Navigating the Copyright Application Process” – Fall 2012
  • “Copyright Developments in the 10th Circuit” – February 2014
  • “Intellectual Property Law Overview” – May and September 2014
  • “IP for Commercial Lawyers – Trademarks, Copyrights & Tradesecrets” – April 2016
Individual Artists/Athletes: Ken Bernstein, Trevor Brazile, Shada Brazile, Will Clift, Victor Correa, Susan DiMarchi, Shelly Faust, Leah Garcia, Charmayne James, Dr. Mary Lippitt, Justin McBride, Ty Murray, Rich Skelton, Reb Zelman Entities: Acupuncture Clinic of Boulder, Atlantis Scientific, Blue Kangaroo Learning Center, Bally Gaming, Boulder County Aids Project, Boulder Land Consultants, Cellport Systems, Chamberlin Investment Group, Colorado Film Institute, Colorado Wildlife Fund, Corsair Memory, Cowgirl Skincare, Crave Café, Crossinology, Dos Vales, DTJ Design, Edge Medical, Edge Technology, Elite Rodeo Association, Enterprise Management Limited, Growing Spaces, Horizon Banks, Hunting World, Insollroll, Intentional Interiors, Lederman Bonding Company, Linking Human Systems, Madness Gaming, Markel Marketing, Ollie Sang, Paltronics, Photosense, Planet Baby, Quantum 3D, Roemer Marketing, Rocky Mountain Natural Labs, SalesBrain, Sierra Design Group, Sierra Development Company, Sierra Expeditions, Simco Imported Shoes, Skägen Designs, Solar World, Specialty Financial, Speedy Release, Speed Buy, Spring Ventures, Temperature, Tony Garritano Companies, Toolstudios, Value Preservation, Wildlife Federation