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Practice areas


  1. Contracts: 20%
    17 years, 100 cases
  2. Media: 20%
    17 years, 100 cases
  3. Intellectual Property: 20%
    17 years, 100 cases
  4. Licensing: 20%
    17 years, 100 cases
  5. Internet: 20%
    17 years, 100 cases

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K&L Gates

925 Fourth Avenue Suite 2900
Seattle, WA, 98104


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Most Powerful and Influential Woman in WashingtonWashington Diversity Council2015
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2012
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2011
Rising StarWashington Law and Politics2010
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2009
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2008
Avvo Top Licensing LawyerWashington CEO Magazine2008
Avvo Top Internet LawyerWashington CEO Magazine2008
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2007
Rising StarN/A2006
Rising StarN/A2005
Rising StarN/A2004
Rising StarN/A2003
Rising StarN/A2002
National Order of the BarristersNational Order of the Barristers1999
Faculty ScholarSeattle University Law School1999
CALI Award Excellence in EvidenceN/A1998
CALI Award Excellence in ContractsN/A1997
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerK&L Gates2007 - Present
ProfessorSeattle University School of Law2001 - 2007
AssociatePreston Gates & Ellis1999 - 2006
Summer AssociateBogle & Gates1998 - 1998
Legal InternStarbucks Corporation1997 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington Lawyers for the ArtsVolunteer2000 - 2007
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1999 - 2007
King County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Licensing and Emerging Commerce Alert U.S. District Court Rules Online Music Service Providers Not Required To Pay Public Performance Royalties, 2007
Survey of Developments of Intellectual Property and Technology LawPublic Performance Rights Vis a Vis Ringtones2004
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
Syracuse UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
2015 Most Powerful and Influential Women BreakfastMy Style, My Success2015
Women in Leadership SymposiumSuperwoman - Can I have it all?2014
FEI CLESoftware Licensing2014
K&L Gates Professional DevelopmentIP Licensing2013
FEI CLEIP Licensing2013
Mobile Advertising EventWhat you should know about Mobile Advertising2012
Bootcamp CLE2012 IP Update2012
Bootcamp CLE2012 Intellectual Property Update2012
K&L Gates Professional DevelopmentCloud Computing2008
K&L Gates Professional DevelopmentFoundations of Commercial Contracting: Software Licenses2008
CLEMusic Downloads and Public Performances2007
WSBA CLEAlternative Licensing Options: The Creative Commons2005
Schidler Center For Law and Technology - Moveable FeastMobile Technology Services2004
WSBA CLEDigital Millennium Copyright Act2003
WSBA CLEE—commerce Primer on Internet Contracts2001
University of Washington Engineering DepartmentTrademark Issues on the Internet2000
WSBA CLECommon Mistakes Drafting Internet Contracts2000