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Mary (Kristi) Nicholes

Mary (Kristi) Nicholes


Lowenstein Sandler LLP
New Jersey, U.S.A.

tel: 973.422.6536
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As a counsel in the firm's fast-growing Tech Group, Kristi counsels entrepreneurs, investors, and corporations on what is often their greatest asset: intellectual property. She works with clients to help them develop and protect their intellectual property portfolios, as well as leverage those intangible assets in their corporate strategies. She guides companies through the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, advises them on intellectual property due diligence in mergers and acquisitions, and assists in developing licensing, joint development, and nondisclosure agreements.

Kristi has prosecuted numerous patent applications–in both the U.S. and internationally–in a wide array of complex technologies, including:

  • Chemical: slurries, chemical metrology, polymer compositions for cosmetics, biochemical mass labels
  • Industrial equipment: semiconductor processing tools, distribution equipment, ultrahigh vacuum pumps
  • Medical: diagnostic methods, dental compositions, medical devices
  • Biotechnology and pharmaceutical: therapeutic peptides and other organic compounds for treating disease
  • Jewelry designs
  • Software

She also drafts opinions and provides litigation support in patent and copyright matters.

Bar Admissions

    New York
    New Jersey
    United States Patent and Trademark Office


Seton Hall University School of Law (J.D. 2008), magna cum laude
University of Washington (B.S. 1999), Chemical Engineering
Areas of Practice
Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Speaking Engagements

In-house lawyers in industries far beyond the tech world–such as financial services, pharmaceuticals, insurance, and consumer electronics, to name only a few–need practical guidance on the many ways that cybersecurity and privacy issues can affect all stages of business, from the valuation of data as an asset to the allocation of risk.

In response to this need, Lowenstein Sandler has expanded our annual program to include an even deeper dive into cybersecurity issues of special interest to GCs, CPOs, and CIOs. Our interdisciplinary group of privacy and data security specialists has teamed with in-house counsel to develop programming aimed to help corporations and executives navigate the potential risks, regulations, and benefits at stake, as well as best practices to address these issues.

Topics include:

  • Data Protection Law Developments: A Year in Review and What to Expect in 2020
  • Artificial Intelligence: Preparing for the Future of Business
  • Cyber Insurance: What It Covers, Why You Need It, and How To Get It
  • Blockchain Promises Solutions Across Industries, But Will it Deliver?
  • Telehealth and Telemedicine: The Future of Health care?
  • Biometric Data: From Finger Scans to Facial Recognition, a Deeper Dive into Artificial Intelligence
  • State Privacy Laws: A Deeper Dive into New and Amended U.S. State Privacy and Cybersecurity Laws

Program time: 7:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m. 

Program location: Lowenstein Sandler LLP, One Lowenstein Drive, Roseland, New Jersey 07068; 973.597.2500. 

CLE credit available.

Wi-Fi access and conference space will be available to take phone calls and stay connected to your workday.

Professional Associations

New York Intellectual Property Law Association, Women in IP Law Section

Professional Activities and Experience

  • Patent Pro Bono Certificate - Nicholes


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