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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Preeminent AV rating||Martindale-Hubble||2012|
|Patent Attorney||Law Office of Karen Dana Oster, LLC||2002 - Present|
|Patent Attorney||Miller Nash LLP||1999 - 2001|
|Patent Attorney||Chernoff, Vilhauer, McClung & Stenzel||1994 - 1999|
|Patent Attorney||Poms, Smith, Lande & Rose||1993 - 1994|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers||Intellectual Property Committee||2009 - Present|
|Oregon Patent Law Association||Executive Committee||2009 - Present|
|National Association of Patent Practitioners||Member||2007 - Present|
|NW Patent Network||Member||2006 - Present|
|Oregon State Bar, Computer and Internet Law Section||Member||2004 - Present|
|Oregon State Bar, Computer and Internet Law Section||Executive Committee||2004 - Present|
|Oregon State Bar Intellectual Property Section||Member||1994 - Present|
|Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers||Member||1992 - Present|
|Oregon State Bar, Computer and Internet Law Section||Secretary||2010 - 2010|
|Oregon State Bar, Intellectual Property Section||Chair||2001 - 2001|
|Oregon State Bar, Intellectual Property Section||Executive Committee||1994 - 2002|
|Resistant mechanical combination lock and improvements thereto||Issued Patent|
|Digital x-ray diagnosis and evaluation of dental disease||Issued Patent|
|Fixture de-embedding method and system for removing test fixture characteristics when calibrating measurement systems||Issued Patent|
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|Oregon State Bar Computer and Internet Law Section e-Commerce Deskbook||“Patents and E-Commerce”||2009|
|Federal Circuit Patent Case Digests published by West Group||Federal Circuit Patent Case Digests||2001|
|California State University, Long Beach||Computer Engineering||BS - Bachelor of Science||1992|
|Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount University||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1990|
|University of California - Santa Barbara||English||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1987|
|Portland Womens Legal - CLE Presentation||What You and Your Clients Need To Know About Patent Reform||2012|
|IEEE-USA webinar||Patentability and Infringement: A Practical Guide for Understanding the Basics||2010|
|Portland Womens Legal - CLE Presentation||Developments in Patent Law||2009|
|GameStorm||Altenatives for Patent Protection||2009|
|Oregon State Bar Computer Law Section Annual CLE||Software Patent Basics||2002|
|ORCNET Meeting||Protecting Intellectual Property Using Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks, and Trade Secrets||2000|
Posted by Greg
Karen was kind enough to take the time to help me understand how patent law affected my business. She was professional and courteous and I would recommend her to anyone that was in the same situation as I.
Posted by Angela K.
Karen is a wonderful attorney that I recommend any chance I can. I have worked with her several times and throughout our work together she was very helpful - educating me about the formal patent process, the most effective way to protect my ideas and has always been very willing to teach me how to do some of the initial research myself - I am always very appreciative of attorneys who are willing to share knowledge that will save money, time and potential legal headaches in the future.
Posted by Ralf
The professional service provided by Karen Dana Oster has been beyond my expectations. I have worked with other law firms in the past but have not experienced the care and professionalism given by Ms. Oster.
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
I own a small business designing software for patent attorneys (as well as being a patent attorney myself) and I frequently use Karen as a reference when trying to decipher the nuances of IP Law and the operations of the US PTO. She's a very clear thinker and really knows her stuff, and I have greatly benefited from her input over the past ten years.
Mark Farrell, Patent application Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
Karen Oster gives good business advice. She knows how to assess a client's needs, whether the client is an individual person or a large corporation. Karen's patent documents are notable for their exquisite clarity, and her track record of successes is impressive. Her ability to stimulate a company's innovation and to provide a valuable Intellectual Property portfolio can be summed up in two words: "impressive" and "reliable."