Ksenia Takhistova’s practice focuses on patent litigation. She has substantial experience in all aspects of litigation, from drafting of initial pleadings through discovery, expert discovery, trials, and appeals. Ms. Takhistova represents clients in patent infringement cases before federal district courts, in the International Trade Commission investigations, and inter partes review (IPR) proceedings at the Patent Office. She also handles trademark (false advertising) and trade secret disputes in federal and state courts. Ms. Takhistova has taken active roles in settlement negotiations, IP licensing discussions, and has experience doing due diligence and opinion work. Drawing on her educational and professional background in both mechanical and chemical engineering fields, she represents diverse clients in automotive, mechanical device, electrical and computer, life sciences, chemical, materials, and medical device industries.
As a graduate student at the University of Notre Dame, in a prominent engineering group led by Dr. H.-C. Chang, Ms. Takhistova gained significant experience studying multiphase multicomponent fluid flows in porous structures and capillary channels under variety of applied external conditions, including hands-on experimental design, theoretical model development, and numeric simulations of microfluidic devices. This research group pioneered a discovery of vortex generation in microfluidic devices, a phenomenon useful for micromixing and drug delivery applications. Ms. Takhistova co-authored a scientific paper describing this new phenomenon, and participated in its presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.