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  1. Internet: 33%
    10 years
  2. Patent Infringement: 25%
    2 cases
  3. Trademark: 25%
    10 years
  4. Advertising: 17%
    9 years

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  • Eric J. Menhart

    I met Derek at a recent Internet Lawyer Conference. I recommend him as a person and an attorney.


    Eric Menhart Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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Newman & Newman, Attorneys at Law, LLP

505 Fifth Avenue South
Suite 610
Seattle, WA, 98104-3846


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
CALI Excellence for the Future Awards - Advertising LawCALI2005
CALI Excellence for the Future Awards - Law and EconomicsCALI2005
CALI Excellence for the Future Awards - ContractsCALI2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyNewman & Newman, Attorneys At Law, LLP2006 - Present
InternCorbis Corporation2005 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Federalist SocietyMember2006 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Microsoft v. Kovyrin et al.Early settlement.
Ferguson v. Active Response Group et al.Favorable early settlement.
1st Technology v. Bodog Entertainment Group, S.A.N/A
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Various Artists' OrganizationsCopyright Law for ArtistsN/A