Krista Contino Krahn

Krista Contino Krahn is senior law clerk to the Hon. Jimmie V. Reyna at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Ms. Contino Krahn received a B.S. in electrical and computer engineering from Carnegie Mellon University in 1999. Upon graduation, she worked for Procter & Gamble as an electrical process engineer. She then ran a consulting business specializing in web-based marketing and technical writing.

Ms. Contino Krahn is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, receiving her J.D. in 2007 cum laude. While in school, Ms. Contino Krahn was a Foreign Language Area Studies Fellow, receiving funding through the U.S. Department of Education. She served on the executive boards of the Journal of Law and Commerce and the Hispanic Law Student Association.

Prior to her position as law clerk, Ms. Contino Krahn was a solo intellectual property attorney, working with Fortune 500 clients.  She was also an associate with Morrison & Foerster and Fish & Richardson. She currently serves as National Director of Information Technology and Communications for the Hispanic National Bar Association. She is admitted to practice in Minnesota, California, and is also registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.