Jamie's practice focuses on patent litigation and intellectual property (IP), primarily in the life sciences, biotech, pharmaceutical and technology industries. Jamie has significant experience in all stages of patent litigation, including drafting case-dispositive motions, arguing hearings, and taking and defending depositions of fact and expert witnesses. She recently took a lead role in the extensive fact investigation and discovery efforts for a major patent case, overseeing the collection, review and production of millions of pages of records from more than 80 custodians. She also has experience managing large teams of associates and contract attorneys.

Jamie enjoys giving back to the community by volunteering on the boards and steering committees of several Bay Area non-profits.


J. Alexander Lawrence and Jamie Kitano, Thinking About Using Pictures Pulled From Twitter? Think Again, New York Court Warns, Socially Aware Blog, February 15, 2013.

Jamie Kitano and Edward Imwinkelried, Forensic Detection of Seminal Fluid by Using Prostate Specific Antigen, 44:5 Criminal Law Bulletin, September-October 2008.


Emerging Intellectual Property Issues, American Bar Association's Life Sciences Legal Summit (February 2014).