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Karrie Wheatley, Ph.D.

Associate

Houston, TX
713-654-5361
wheatley@fr.com
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Background

Karrie Wheatley is an associate in Fish & Richardson’s Houston office and was previously a Summer Associate at the firm. Since joining Fish, Ms. Wheatley has worked on a number of complex patent litigations involving medical devices, smart phone technologies, and software. In those matters Ms. Wheatley drafted motions to dismiss, discovery motions, and analyzed claim construction positions. In addition to district court proceedings, Ms. Wheatley has experience in PTAB proceedings, including preparing IPR and CBM petitions.

Before joining the firm, Ms. Wheatley served as an Intern for the Honorable Gray Miller in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas. Before entering law school, Ms. Wheatley completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, where she tested novel kinase targets for the treatment of breast cancer. ​​

Education

J.D., University of Houston Law Center 2015


Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin 2010
Nutritional Sciences


B.A., University of Texas at Austin 1999
Humanities

Admissions

  • Texas 2015