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Patrick Michael Dwyer

Patrick Michael Dwyer

Practice areas:

Patent Application, Patent Infringement, Intellectual Property

About Me

I run a full service IP law practice. Of course. Someone has said that to a business, making money is like breathing - it is vital, absolutely vital, but you don't want to be thinking about it all the time! The legal service I provide is like that. It is there; it is vital. And there is more to life.

My clients are my friends. I want the best for them, in their whole life. My advice, services and strategies address whole people with real lives, running vital, planet-changing businesses. I invite you to call me; relax and share some of the things that matter to you. If we generate a question, or an opportunity for a conversation, I look forward to talking to you. Soon!

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Languages Spoken: German, Vietnamese

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1987

  1. Patent Application: 80%
    28 years
  2. Intellectual Property: 10%
    28 years
  3. Patent Infringement: 10%
    28 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($285-375/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (30 minutes), Pro Bono (5%)

Payment Types:

Check

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Caitlin Allison Bellum

    Patrick is my go-to guy when I have a patent question or need to refer a client who is in search of a patent attorney. He is always willing to answer my questions and has been a joy to work with!

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    Caitlin Bellum Intellectual Property Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Paul Stephen Drayna

    Working as the only lawyer in a medium size business is a lot like being the family doctor: everyone comes to you with everything, and they expect you to handle it all. Every once in a while, however, you need to refer to a specialist. Intellectual property is one of those areas where I on occasion need help - and Pat has been our source for trademark and IP assistance for many years. He provides good, practical and cost-effective advice, and understands how business clients think. He is consistently a pleasure to work with.

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    Paul Drayna Business Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Patrick M Dwyer

1411 SW 128th Street
Seattle, WA, 98146

Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive198707/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Martindale rated AV preeminentMartindale-Hubbell2009
National ChampionshipGiles S Rick National Patent Moot Court Competition1986

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Patent AttorneyPatrick M Dwyer Law Office1991 - Present

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washington State Bar AssociationN/A1986 - Present
American Intellectual Property Law AssociationN/A1986 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Snoqualmie Falls Lodge v Puget PowerPuget Power enjoined from infringement

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Public access TelevisionFilmed TV Series on Patent, Trademark and Copyright issues1992

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of Law (Formerly UPugetSound)LawJD - Juris Doctor1987

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
IP Issues for Franchisors - CLEIP pitfalls for franchisors1998