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  1. Patent Infringement: 85%
  2. Intellectual Property: 15%

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerWashington Super Lawyers2013
Washington Law and PoliticsRising Star2011
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2010
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2009
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2008
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2007
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerBracewell & Giuliani, LLP2014 - Present
Part-time LecturerUniversity of Washington School of Law2007 - Present
PartnerDorsey & Whitney2011 - 2013
AssociateDorsey & Whitney LLP2003 - 2014
Technical Advisor/Patent AgentDorsey & Whitney LLP2002 - 2003
Association NamePosition NameDuration
King County Bar Association, IP SectionPast Chair2011 - 2012
United States Patent and Trademark OfficePatent Attorney2003 - Present
United States Patent and Trademark OfficePatent Agent2002 - 2003
Japan America SocietyBoard of DirectorsN/A
Japan-America SocietyPast Secretary/TreasurerN/A
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Nisus Corp. v. Perma-Chink SystemsDefense verdict at bench trial
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
University of Washington -SeattleChemistryMS2000
University of FloridaChemistryBS - Bachelor of Science1998
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Association of Corporate Patent Counsel Summer MeetingImpact of Therasense Decision on Patent Litigation2011
WSBA CLEAvoiding Intellectual Property Pitfalls2006
Washington State Paralegal AssociationPatent Litigation2006