Kyle Pietari is an associate in the Litigation Department where his practice focuses on intellectual property.
Kyle has experience representing clients in high-stakes patent cases, internal investigations, commercial arbitration, and plaintiff-side litigation. His clients include technology, software, telecom, semiconductor, and healthcare companies. His pro bono practice focuses on representing environmental groups in matters including litigation and administrative proceedings.
Kyle received his J.D. from Harvard Law School, where he was an editor of the Harvard Environmental Law Review and a board member of the Harvard Environmental Law Society. He received his B.S. from Rice University. Before law school, he worked as a grassroots organizer for several nonprofits, including Greenpeace USA on its climate change campaign.
Kyle is admitted to practice in Colorado and is a registered patent attorney admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
For a pro-level hobby, Kyle competes as one of North America’s top ultramarathon runners. His 100-mile trail race results include four consecutive top-10 finishes at the Western States 100 (‘16–‘19), two second place finishes at the Leadville Trail 100 (‘15, ‘16), and a win at the Run Rabbit Run 100 (‘19). Recognized for his daily run-commuting, he has been featured in Runner’s World, on National Geographic TV, on Denver 9News, and in UltraRunning Magazine.Show More