Kristine Tietz focuses her practice in intellectual property litigation, representing both plaintiffs and defendants in patent, trademark, and trade secret disputes. Her practice covers a wide range of technologies in venues across the country, including the Eastern District of Texas, Western District of Texas, Northern District of California, and District of Minnesota. Kristine also advises clients on brand management issues, including trademark acquisition, maintenance, and opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.
Kristine attended law school at William Mitchell College of Law, where she graduated magna cum laude. While in law school, Kristine worked in the law department of a Fortune 50 retailer where she analyzed a variety of issues related to commercial transactions, financial services, and intellectual property. Kristine uses insights gained in-house to provide efficient, creative, and practical advice to clients.
Prior to law school, Kristine managed marketing programs for a provider of cloud-based supply chain management software. Kristine also worked for a Fortune 50 retailer where she managed vendor compliance programs focused on maximizing supply chain efficiencies.