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Gary K. Marshall

About me

Representing Small Businesses, Individual Entrepreneurs, and Artists


Gary Marshall enjoys working with creative people including entrepreneurs, small business owners, people who create new technology, and artists. He brings over twenty-five years of experience in business and technology law and litigation, including computer law, Internet law, and art law together in one practice. By being a  small law firm, he can be very responsive to his clients with a personal touch. 


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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 20%
  2. Intellectual Property: 20%
  3. Internet: 20%
  4. Entertainment: 10%
  5. Other: 30%
  6. More 


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Anita L Redline

    I endorse Gary because he holds a depth of knowledge and many years experience in the field of intellectual property. On various occasions I consulted with him on difficult cases and his analysis is both accurate and comprehensive! I have referred numerous clients to Gary. I appreciate his kind, calm, and patient demeanor as well.


    Anita Redline Administrative Law Attorney
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  • Lauren Rice Burgon

    I have consulted Gary on several occasions regarding litigation and intellectual property matters and found him to be knowledgeable, practical and experienced. In addition, I have referred clients to him where his particular expertise was needed, and would not hesitate to refer him in the future.


    Lauren Burgon Business Attorney
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Contact info

Law Offices of Gary Marshall

9706 4th Ave NE
Suite 320
Seattle, WA, 98115-2199


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV Distinguished Rated Attorney (according to American Registry)Martindale-Hubbell2012
Avvo Top Internet LawyerWashington CEO Magazine2008
Executive Committee memberWashington State Bar Association, Intellectual Property Law Section2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Offices of Gary Marshall2003 - Present
Associate AttorneyTreece Richdale Malone Corning & Abbot1998 - 2003
Associate AttorneyCartano Botzer Larsaon Birkholz1985 - 1987
Legal InternNational Semiconductor1983 - 1983
federarl energy budget analystCongressional Budget Office, U. S. Congress1980 - 1981
Computer Graphics Programmer (part time)M.I.T. Architecture Lab (predecessor to the M.I.T. Media Lab1975 - 1977
Association namePosition nameDuration
Licensing Executives Society (LES)Board Volunteer2012 - Present
Washington State Bar Association, Intellectual Property Law SectionExecutive Committee2005 - 2011
Washington Lawyers for the ArtsPresident1993 - 1997
Washington Lawyers for the ArtsBoard of Directors1990 - 1998
Pacific Northwest Writers AssociationBoard of Directors1989 - 1999
Northwest Playwrights GuildBoard of Directors1986 - 1990
King County Bar AssociationMember1985 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
founder kicked out of company he helped startSettlement for founder of the full value of his stock options.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Marshall Law Office WebsiteLegal Issues for Online Sellers2012
Marshall Law Office WebsiteElectronic Rights and the Writer2012
Gary Marshall's Technology Law BlogTop Ten Intellectual Property (IP) Law Traps2011
Marshall Law Office WebsiteCopyright Basics2011
Marshall Law Office WebsiteDangerous Talk: Speech and the Law2011
Gary Marshall's Technology Law BlogTop Ten Legal Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make (and how to avoid them)2010
Gary Marshall's Technology Law BlogTop Ten Intellectual Property (IP) Licensing Agreement Drafting Tips2010
Marshall Law Office WebsitePublication and other Literary Contracts2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stanford Law SchoolLaw and BusinessJD/MBA - Juris Doctorate and MBA1985
Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyMathematics/Urban StudiesBS - Bachelor of Science1977
Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyCity Planning (focus on Economics)MA - Masters1977
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
SCOE 2012Legal Issues for Online Sellers2012
Licensing Essentials: Practical Tools and Tips in Intellectual Property Licensingco-chair2010
Licensing Essentialsco-chair2008
12th Annual Intellectual Property InstituteCritical Practice Tips: Intellectual Property Law and the Solo/Small Firm Practitioner (panel discussion)2007