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Peter L. Krehbiel

Peter L. Krehbiel

Associate| Phoenix


Peter Krehbiel focuses his practice in intellectual property law and technology and leverages his unique background to assist clients of all sizes grappling with intellectual property issues and emerging technologies. He has experience drafting and prosecuting patents and trademarks in addition to advising clients in developing intellectual property strategies and counseling on related matters including trade secrets and information security. Prior to law school, Peter’s technical experience primarily focused on aerospace missile systems and launch vehicle programs, systems engineering, propulsion, regulatory compliance, IV&V, and systems safety.

  • Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law (J.D., 2016)
    • Order of the Barristers
    • Articles Editor, Jurimetrics Law Journal
    • Law Science & Technology Certificate in Intellectual Property
    • Law Science & Technology Certificate in Genomics & Biotechnology
    • Pedrick Scholar
    • Dean's Recruitment Scholarship
    • American Corporate Counsel Association Scholarship
    • Center Scholar, Center for Law, Science and Innovation
    • CALI Awards: Genetics and the Law; Trade Secret & Restrictive Covenants; Patent Litigation Clinic
    • Executive Moot Court Board
  • W.P. Carey School of Business (MBA, Finance, summa cum laude, 2011)
  • Fulton School of Engineering (BSE, Aerospace Engineering, 2007)
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • ASU Center for Law, Science and Innovation, Research Fellow
  • Blockchain Law & Policy Interest Group, ASU Center for Law, Science and Innovation (2017-2018)
  • "Blockchain and Digital Currency," Speaker, Snell & Wilmer Event (June 6, 2018)
  • "Decrypting Blockchain Technology's Security, Application, and Future," Panelist, (ISC)2 Phoenix (May 10, 2018)
  • Blockchain Series Panel Discussion, Moderator, Beus Center for Law and Society, Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law (April 18, 2018)
  • "Blockchain Technology and Patenting Overview," Co-Presenter (November 6, 2017)
  • "Secrecy, Espionage, and Reasonable Efforts Under the Uniform Trade Secrets Act – An Unbalanced Mass," Author, 6 Law J. Soc. Just. 151 (2016)
  • "GINA in Tension: Calling for a 'Business Needs' Exception to Genetic Nondiscrimination," Presenter, Conference on Governance of Emerging Technologies (May 24-26, 2016)
  • "Thank You for Smoking – No Really," Author, The Prevail Project (April 21, 2016)
  • Habitat for Humanity, Volunteer
  • Arizona Court of Appeals – Division One, Judicial Law Clerk to The Honorable Patricia K. Norris (2016-2017)
  • Snell & Wilmer, Technical Writer (2015-2016)
  • Arizona Technology Enterprises (AzTE), Technology Ventures Associate (2014-2015)
  • Orbital Sciences Corporation, Senior Engineer (2008-2013)
  • Office of Naval Intelligence, All-Source Intelligence Analyst, Washington, D.C. (Summer 2007)
  • Arizona
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Supreme Court of Arizona