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J Michael Keyes

Copyright infringement Attorney at Seattle, WA

5.0   1 review

also known as Mike Keyes

  • State Years
    New York - NY 11 years
    California - CA 15 years
    Idaho - ID 20 years
    Washington - WA 24 years
  • Licensed for 11 years
    State NY
    Acquired 2013
    Status
    Currently Registered No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 15 years
    State CA
    Acquired 2009
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 20 years
    State ID
    Acquired 2003
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 24 years
    State WA
    Acquired 1999
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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

About J

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Welcome to my personal profile! Please feel free to contact me if you should have any questions. Best regards, Mike Keyes

Location

Dorsey & Whitney
701 5th Ave Ste 6100
Seattle, WA, 98104-7043

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Reviews

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Posted by Jeffrey | November 21, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Excellent IP litigator
I brought Mike in as an IP litigator to represent a client of mine (IPCo) whose dispute with an infringer moved past the sparring stage into litigation. Mike quickly got up to speed on the matter, assembled a strong team, and developed the strategy to prosecute the infringement action. He and his team was diligent and committed - even drafting a brief over the July 4th holiday. The infringer claimed that it had the right to use IPCo's IP based on an expired license agreement. Mike's efforts led to a settlement that constituted a total victory - the infringer agreed to stop infringing, entered into a new favorable license agreement with IPCo, and made a settlement payment to IPCo that exceeded its total legal fees in the matter. He and his team were also consummate professionals and a pleasure to work with.
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Cost

Rates
  • Pro bono 1 %
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Dorsey & Whitney, LLP
  • 2015 - Present
  • Partner
  • K&L Gates
  • 2007 - Present
  • Adjunct Professor
  • Gonzaga University School of Law
  • 2003 - Present
  • Associate
  • Preston Gates & Ellis
  • 2001 - 2007
  • Associate
  • Paine Hamblen Coffin Brooke & Miller
  • 2000 - 2001
  • Law Clerk to Justice Gerry Alexander
  • Washington State Supreme Court
  • 1999 - 2000
  • Law Clerk
  • New York Volunteer Lawyers For The Arts
  • 1999 - 1999
  • Rule 9 Intern
  • Gonzaga University School of Law
  • 1998 - 1998
  • Law Clerk
  • Law Office of Michael F. Keyes
  • 1995 - 1997
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Education

  • Columbia University School of Law
  • LL.M - Master of Laws, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
  • 1999
  • Gonzaga University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor, Magnum Cum Laude
  • 1998
  • Tbilisi State Conservatoire
  • 1994
  • Loyola University New Orleans
  • B.M
  • 1993
  • Gonzaga Prep
  • 1989
  • St. Thomas More
  • 1985
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Sample of Legal Cases

  • Brett Bros. Sports International, Inc. v. Easton-Bell Sports, Inc.,
  • Plaintiff settled
  • Levi Strauss & Co v. Abercrombie & Fitch
  • Pending
  • Levi Strauss v. Abercomrbie & Fitch
  • Complete Defense Verdict

Associations

  • Washington State Bar Association IP Section
  • Chair
  • 2006 - Present
  • Spokane County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2000 - Present
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Copyright Society of the USA
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Supreme Court Historical Society
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Alpha Sigma Nu Jesuit Honor Society
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Bar Association, Copyright Litigation Committee
  • Co-chair
  • 2006 - 2007
  • American Bar Association, Copyright Litigation Committee
  • Co-Chair
  • 2006 - 2007
  • Washington State Bar Association IP Section
  • Chair-elect
  • 2005 - 2006
  • Spokane County Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section
  • Immediate Past President
  • 2005 - 2006
  • Intellectual Property Section
  • Sec-Treasurer
  • 2004 - 2004
  • Spokane County Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section
  • President
  • 2004 - 2005
  • Spokane County Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section
  • Co-founder
  • 2003 - 2004
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Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • BV Rating
  • Martindale
  • 2008
  • Rising Star
  • Washington Law & Politics Magazine
  • 2008
  • Rising Star
  • 2007
  • Who's Who Among American Teachers & Educators
  • Who's Who Among American Teachers & Educators
  • 2007
  • Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • 2006
  • BV Rating
  • 2006
  • Rising Star
  • 2006
  • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
  • Columbia University School of Law
  • 1999
  • CALI Award (formerly AMJUR)--Legal Research
  • 1997
  • CALI Award (formerly AMJUR)--Evidence
  • 1997
  • 1st Place Team--National Moot Court, NW Region
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • 1997
  • "Best Oralist" Award
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • 1997
  • CALI Award (formerly AMJUR)--Legal Research
  • 1996
  • Winner of Concerto Competition
  • Loyola University School of Music
  • 1992
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Publications

  • Spokane Journal of Business
  • Clicking Carefully in Legal Sphere of Social Media
  • 2014
  • Portfolio Media (Law360)
  • 6 Consumer Survey Criticisms for Lanham Act Litigators
  • 2014
  • ABA Litigation Newsletter
  • The Expanded Scope of Declaratory Judgement Jursidcition in Trademark Cases After MedImmune v. Genentech
  • 2008
  • Spokane Journal of Business
  • Register Your Architecture Copyrights Early
  • 2007
  • Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review
  • Musical Musings: The Case For Rethinking Music Copyright Protection
  • 2004
  • Washington State Bar Association Bar News
  • Has The Duration of Copyright Turned Wrong?
  • 2003
  • Seattle Law Review
  • Whatever Happens To Works Deferred? Reflections On The Ill—Given Deferments Of The Copyright Term Extension Act
  • 2002
  • Unknown
  • Internet Copyright Law Resembles The Wild West
  • 2001
  • Gonzaga Law Review
  • State v. Rose: The Re—emergence of Colonial Writs?
  • 1996
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Speaking Engagements

  • Practising Law Institute
  • Designing Effective Consumer Surveys in Trademark Infringement and False Advertising Disputes
  • 2015
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Design and Use of Consumer Surveys in Lanham Act Cases—Recent Developments
  • 2014
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • 2013 Spring Meeting, “Use of Non-Patent Literature During Patent Examination—Fair or Infringing?
  • 2013
  • Practising Law Institute
  • Copyright Enforcement in the Data Era
  • 2012
  • ABA Spring Conference
  • Trollings, Take Downs, and Transfers: An Audiovisual Odyssey Through The World of Copyright
  • 2012
  • Practising Law Institute
  • Understanding Copyright in the Data Era
  • 2011
  • Practising Law Institute
  • Copyright Litigation
  • 2010
  • ABA Spring Conference
  • Of Courts and Copyists: The Year in Review
  • 2010
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Recoveries in IP Litigation: Hotspots and Trends in Copyright, Trademark, and Patent Damages
  • 2009
  • ABA Spring Conference
  • The Year in Copyright
  • 2009
  • Intellectual Property Institute featuring 9th Circuit Chief Judge, The Hon. Alex Kozinski
  • Trademark Law Update
  • 2008
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association 2008 Mid-Winter Institute
  • “A Survey of Licensing Strategies One Year After MedImmune”,
  • 2008
  • American Bar Association Intellectual Property Law Spring Conference
  • An Audiovisual Tour Through The Year in Copyright
  • 2008
  • WSBA Intellectual Property Institute
  • Co-Chair of Institute
  • 2007
  • WSBA Corporate Counsel Institute
  • Top 10 IP Tips
  • 2007
  • Washington State Bar Association Corporate Counsel Institute
  • Trademark Law For General Counsel
  • 2007
  • K&L Gates Monthly IP Meeting
  • Copyright's Greatest Hits, 2006-2007
  • 2007
  • ABA Intellectual Property Section Spring Meeting
  • Copyright in the Courts: Issues of First Impression
  • 2007
  • Intellectual Property Section
  • Copyright Law For The IP Attorney
  • 2006
  • K&L Gates
  • Architecture & Engineering in the Digital Age
  • 2006
  • Intellectual Property CLE
  • Chair
  • 2006
  • Copyright Essentials -- Protection for Architecture and Maps
  • Copyright Protection
  • 2006
  • American Bar Association Intellectual Property Annual Meeting
  • Spyware Resolution Debate
  • 2006
  • Washington State Music Teachers Association Leadership Conference
  • Copyright & The World of Music
  • 2005
  • Coeur d’ Alene Chamber of Commerce
  • Top Ten Trademark Tips
  • 2005
  • WSMTA Annual Conference
  • Copyright Law for Music Teachers
  • 2005
  • Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture
  • Protecting Your Artistic Creations in the Digital Age
  • 2005
  • Great Falls Advertising Federation
  • Copyright Law & The World of Advertising
  • 2004
  • Register Your Work: Nutes and Bolts of Copyright Registration
  • Copyright registration
  • 2004
  • Emerald Education Group
  • Pitfalls for the Unwary: Recognition, Protection & Enforcement of IP Rights
  • 2004
  • Copyright Law For The Self-Publisher
  • Copyright Law For The Self-Publisher
  • 2004
  • Intellectual Property Conference for High Tech Businesses
  • Intellectual Property Protection for High Tech Businesses
  • 2003
  • Copyright & The World of Advertising
  • Copyright & The World of Advertising
  • 2003
  • Protecting Your IP: Trade Secrets & Patents
  • Protecting Your IP: Trade Secrets & Patents
  • 2001
  • Copyright & Your Business
  • Copyright & Your Business
  • 2001
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Attorney endorsements

Received (8)
Given (18)
Endorse J
Intellectual property Attorney | Jul 20
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Mike is a smart and zealous advocate. Always prepared and knows his subject well."
Litigation Attorney | Mar 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Keyes is THE go-to guy when it comes to litigating matters relating to trademarks, copyrights, patents, and other intellectual property. He is very professional, and equally approachable. Michael Keyes is the “Atticus Finch” of IP litigation. (Of course, you all remember Atticus Finch from the novel and the movie "To Kill a Mockingbird", right?)"
Intellectual property Attorney | Jul 06
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"We worked together at the supreme court when we were both just baby lawyers. He did fine work, careful, and with heart. "
Intellectual property Attorney | Jun 16
Relationship: Friend
"I endorse this lawyer's work. I have worked with Michael in connection with the State Bar IP Section Executive Committee and with work for Washington Lawyers for the Arts. He is knowledgeable, energetic, giving of his time, and extraodinarily accomplished. For many lawyers in the Seattle IP community, he is "our man in Spokane." Anyone's Ip work is in good hands with Michael."
Trademark infringement Attorney | Jun 13
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have had the pleasure of working with Mike Keyes. I found Mike to be very thorough, conscientious and knowledgeable. "
Intellectual property Attorney | Jun 12
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer's work."
Intellectual property Attorney | Jun 12
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I had the opportunity to work with Mike Keyes when we both clerked at the Washington Supreme Court and have followed his career since. He is a top-notch legal mind and, even better, a great person."
Intellectual property Attorney | Jun 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer's work. Mike is an exceptionally talanted attorney. He is gifted with an extraordinary legal mind skills. If I needed legal help, he is the attorney I would hire."
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Seattle Copyright infringement Lawyer J Michael Keyes
J Michael Keyes
Copyright infringement Attorney
Seattle, WA
Licensed for 24 years