Kerri is an associate in the Licensing, Strategic Partnering and Commercial Transactions group.

Kerri M. Patterson
Silicon Valley
P+1 650 473 5842

Kerri specializes in corporate partnering, strategic alliances, technology protection, and licensing and commercialization of intellectual property and technology assets.

Kerri focuses on transactional IP issues related to our clients’ financing and M&A activities.

Prior to joining Gunderson Dettmer, Kerri was an intellectual property associate at Venable LLP, focusing on patent prosecution, counseling, and litigation. Kerri previously worked at Takeda Oncology in program management and analytical development, and as an analytical chemist for a medical device company.


  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D.
  • University of California, Santa Cruz, B.S., Chemistry
    • College Honors


  • California
  • Washington
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office