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Kassandra E. Ricklefs

Kassandra joined Davis Brown in 2018. She was previously a summer associate in 2017. 

Kassie practices in the Intellectual Property department. She helps advise clients on intellectual property matters including licensing agreements, copyright registration and enforcement, trademark prosecution and enforcement, prosecution of patent applications, and intellectual property portfolio management. 

Kassie is a registered patent agent, able to practice in front of the United States Patent and Trademark Office.


Kassie’s team won “Overall Best Team” at the Cardozo/BMI Entertainment and Media Law Moot Court Competition in 2018 and she was a quarter-finalist team in 2017.

She also participated in the Medical Innovation Group her second year at Iowa. Kassie worked on a team of students from the colleges of business, engineering, law, and medicine to find innovative solutions to medical needs. Kassie completed legal work on the project including patent searches, freedom to operate analyses, and trademark searches. 

Kassie externed for Judge Leonard T. Strand on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Iowa the summer after her first year of law school.