Kristi Rebel

Patent Manager

Emory Patent Group

Phone: (404) 727-2291


Additional Contact Information

Mailing Address:

1599 Clifton Rd., 4th Floor

Atlanta, GA 30322


  • Bachelor of Science, Ecology & Computer Science, The University of Georgia , Athens, GA
  • Paralegal Certificate, Emory University, Atlanta, GA


Kristi is the Patent Manager at Emory University’s Office of Technology Transfer. She comes to Emory with more than a decade of Intellectual Property experience. Prior to joining Emory’s Patent Group, she was the Paralegal/Office Administrator at Knowles Intellectual Property Strategies, LLC. At Knowles IP Strategies, she was the sole paralegal and was responsible for all non-substantive aspects of prosecution and all docketing for the firm. Her duties also included managing the office’s administrative needs. Before Knowles IP Strategies, Kristi worked at King and Spalding LLP’s Atlanta office for over seven years as part of the Intellectual Property team. She started at King & Spalding as the IP team’s file clerk and left as an IP paralegal. Kristi has a paralegal certificate from Emory University’s Continuing Education Program and holds a Bachelor of Science in Ecology and a minor in Computer Science from the University of Georgia.