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Katherine Fibiger
Katherine (“Kat”) Fibiger
Associate Director, Associate General Counsel


Katherine (“Kat”) Fibiger has served as Associate Director, Legal Affairs of the University of Pennsylvania Penn Center for Innovation, as well as Associate General Counsel of the University of Pennsylvania since 2017. Ms. Fibiger assists the Penn community in the licensing and commercialization of Penn's technology and inventions and other intellectual property issues that arise. Ms. Fibiger has extensive experience with software, copyright, and open source licensing.

Ms. Fibiger came to Penn from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where she served as Staff Counsel. Prior to UCLA, she had a career as a software developer. Ms. Fibiger received a BS from Babson College with highest honors, a MIS from Boston University and a JD and LLM in Intellectual Property from The University of New Hampshire Law School. She has served as seminar faculty for UCLA and taught Intellectual Property Law at ITMO University in St. Petersburg Russia, among others.

Support Staff:

Jessica Brennan
Legal Coordinator
Phone: (215) 898-0436
Fax: (215) 898-9519

Practice Area:

  • Intellectual Property & Research