Catherine Kuersten’s practice focuses on advising domestic and international technology companies on regulatory, corporate, and litigation matters within the sectors of telecommunications, privacy, and cybersecurity. Catherine also has experience in intellectual property litigation, in particular Section 337 litigation before the US International Trade Commission. She previously worked for the US Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals, the US International Trade Commission Office of the General Counsel, and National Public Radio.
Before law school, Catherine earned a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering and was a software engineer at Rolls Royce North America /Rolls Royce Goodrich Engine Controls Systems, LLC, where she worked on control systems for turboshaft and turbofan aircraft engines.
While attending law school, Catherine was an associate editor of the Journal of International Law. She also participated in the Detkin IP and Technology Clinic, won “Best New Team” at the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition, and was a teaching fellow with the Marshall Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project. Catherine also earned a certificate in neuroscience from the University of Pennsylvania. She is fluent in Mandarin.
University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, 2009, B.S. (Aerospace Engineering)