John E. Whitaker

John E. Whitaker

Patent Infringement Attorney

Seattle, WA





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About Me

John is an intellectual property litigator who handles complex litigation typically on behalf of the rights-owner.  With his engineering experience, John's background makes him acutely capable in technology-related litigation, such as patent infringement, copyright infringement, and DMCA violations.  Mr. Whitaker has been a registered patent attorney for well over a decade.

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Contingent (33%-45%), Fixed (Sometimes), Hourly ($350-$450/hour)

Client Reviews

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Sleepless in Seattle

Posted by: Michael 9 months ago.

I am very pleased with the service that i have received from Whitaker Law group. I had Mr. Whitaker review an infringement notice that was sent to...

Very knowledgeable and helpful lawyer

Posted by: a Copyright client 10 months ago.

Mr. Whitaker represented me in a copyright troll case. I could not be more pleased with the outcome and value of the services he provided.
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Showing 2 of 13 peer endorsements

Hovanes Margarian
Hovanes Margarian

Glendale, CA

3 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer.
Venkat Balasubramani
Venkat Balasubramani

Seattle, WA

9 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

John is a great lawyer. Practical, resourceful, tenacious. I highly recommend him.
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1999 License Status: Active for the state of Washington.
Last updated by Avvo: 10/03/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1996 – 1997

Lanier Ford Shaver & Payne


Showing 1 of 3 degrees

2010 in Military Law

Judge Advocate General's School, U.S. Army


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2010 Commandant's List (top 20%)

Judge Advocate General's School


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2010- present Member

Washington State Bar Association, Litigation Section

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Showing 2 of 6 publications

2014 ‘Elf-Man’ download lawsuits target Spokane residents

The Spokesman-Review

2012 Open Wi-Fi Not Negligent

Copyright Infringement Advisor

Speaking Engagements

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2010 Copyright Issues for Artists

at Artists' Roundtable

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