Natali B. Richter


Natali focuses her practice on IP opinion and prosecution. Her experience includes foreign and domestic patent drafting and prosecution, as well as drafting patentability opinions and materials for potential licensees. She also performs legal and scientific research for patent prosecution and litigation cases.

Natali has an undergraduate degree in chemistry with a concentration in biochemistry and a Ph.D. in synthetic organic chemistry and drug design. Natali’s doctoral studies focused on the synthesis and characterization of cyclic peptide-mimics and bone-targeted pharmaceuticals. Prior to law school, Natali was a member of the teaching faculty at University of Louisville, where she taught chemistry lecture and laboratory courses, trained and supervised teaching assistants, and was involved in a number of state- and federally-funded research projects aimed at improving science education.

Natali received her J.D. from University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law in 2021 and then served as a federal judicial law clerk for the Honorable Charles R. Simpson, III, Senior Judge, United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky.


  • University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law  (J.D., summa cum laude, 2021)
  • University of Louisville  (Ph.D., 2008)
  • University of Louisville  (B.S., magna cum laude, 2001)

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky, 2021
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit