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Perkins Coie

1201 3rd Ave Ste 4800
Seattle, WA, 98101-3266

Practice areas


  1. Patent Infringement: 40%
  2. Patent Application: 40%
  3. Intellectual Property: 20%

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Award nameGrantorDate granted
ListedWashington Super Lawyers2014
Patent 1000 - RecommendedIntellectual Asset Management2014
ListedWashington Super Lawyers2013
Patent1000Intellectual Asset Management2013
Listed Patent LawBest Lawyers in America2013
ListedWashington Super Lawyers2012
ListedWashington Super Lawyers2011
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Rising StarWashington Super Lawyers2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerPerkins Coie2006 - Present
Associate General Counsel -- Intellectual PropertyAmazon.com2001 - 2006
Associate General Counsel -- Intellectual PropertyTeledesic1997 - 2001
AssociateChristensen O'Connor Johnson Kindness PLLC1993 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
Pacific Science CenterBoard Member2007 - Present
Washington State Patent Law AssociationN/A1994 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Washington Law ReviewThe Case Against Copyright Protection for Programmable Logic Devices1992
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Washington School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
University of Wisconsin, MadisonElectrical EngineeringBS - Bachelor of Science1990
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
IP Strategy Defense Summit: Silicon ValleyPortfolio Management - Playing Offense and Defense2014
The Rainier ClubTechnology Licensing for Emerging Companies2007
University of Washington Technology Management M.B.A. ProgramIntellectual Property Bootstrapping2007
Essentials for EntrepreneursEssentials of Bootstrapping IP Workshop2007
Washington State Paralegal AssociationPatent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Practice: Trends and Practical Tips2006
Northwest Entrepreneur NetworkStretching Your Intellectual Property Dollar2006
Law Seminars Int'lProtecting Corporate IP Assets2006
Perkins Coie Breakfast BriefingIP Issues for Emerging Companies2005
Trademark World’s 2004 IP Think TankIntellectual Property2004