Kimberly K. Dodd


Kimberly K. Dodd is a partner and intellectual property lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. Her practice includes patent, trademark, copyright, false advertising, and trade secret counseling and litigation. She has worked on a variety of disputes involving different technologies, including mechanical devices, electronics, software, medical devices, financial services, and biotech. She is a member of the firm’s IP Litigation and Trademark, Copyright & Advertising Practices, as well as the Innovative Technology Sector.

She has represented clients in trials in the Northern and Eastern Districts of California, the Western District of Wisconsin, the Eastern District of Texas, the District of Delaware, the Northern District of Illinois, the Southern District of Florida, the ITC, and Wisconsin state courts. Her trial work includes first- and second-chair experience.

Community Involvement

Kimberly is on the Board of Directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Milwaukee, as well as the WPGA Junior Golf Foundation. She also provides pro bono counsel to individuals through the ABA.

19 March 2024 Events

Practical Considerations for Obtaining and Relying Upon a Patent Opinion of Counsel

. Join us on Tuesday, March 19, 2024, for an enlightening discussion about factors to consider for obtaining and relying upon an opinion of counsel directed to U.S. patents.
16 October 2020 Events

16th Annual IP Conference (Virtual): Knowing When and How to Pivot 2.0

Join IP decision makers and general counsel to hear their insights on how to steer your organization’s IP strategy across treacherous waters.
13 June 2019 In the News

Dodd and Daughter Profiled in Wisconsin Golf

Partner Kimberly Dodd and her daughter, Treva, were profiled in the Wisconsin Golf magazine article, “Mother-Daughter Battle for the Ages as Kimberly (Reid) Dodd Returns to Competitive Golf after 24-Year Hiatus to Join 13-Year-Old Daughter Treva at State Women’s Open.”
01 October 2018 Blogs

Insurers Must Pay Cost of Defending Case Stemming from Use of Famous Marathoner’s Name

Vibram – seller of the “FiveFinger” shoes – took an intellectual property insurance coverage dispute to the highest court of Massachusetts, and won. The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts held that the insurers must pay Vibram’s cost of defending a lawsuit brought by the family of the late marathoner, Abebe Bikila.
27 March 2018 Blogs

Case to Watch: Goldman v. Breitbart, involving embedded Tweets of Tom Brady recruiting Kevin Durant in the Hamptons

The Southern District of New York has teed up an important copyright issue for interlocutory appeal, which could create a circuit split with the Ninth Circuit’s 2006 decision in <EM>Perfect 10, Inc. v., Inc</EM>.
13 March 2018 Blogs

Unique Venue and Personal Jurisdiction Challenges of Foreign Corporations

In 2017, the Supreme Court rejected the Federal Circuit’s longstanding interpretation of Personal Jurisdiction and Venue in patent infringement actions against domestic companies.