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Languages spoken: Japanese

Practice areas


  1. Intellectual Property: 34%
  2. Business: 33%
  3. Internet: 33%

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Riddell Williams P.S.

1001 Fourth Avenue
Suite 4500
Seattle, WA, 98154-1192


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2016
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
America's Leading Lawyers for BusinessChambers USA2016
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2016
Seattle’s Top LawyersSeattle Business MonthlyN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalRiddell Williams1993 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
International Trademark AssociationMemberN/A
Licensing Executives SocietyMemberN/A
Washington Software AllianceMemberN/A
Japan-America SocietyMemberN/A
Washington Technology Industry AssociationPast MemberN/A
Asian American Bar Association of WashingtonFormer Officer and DirectorN/A
A Contemporary TheatreFormer Office and DirectorN/A
Asian Counseling & Referral ServicesN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
SAAS, Cloud ComputingN/A
Licensing, SoftwareN/A
Software AgreementsN/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
Washington Nonprofit HandbookIntellectual Property Considerations2009
King County Bar Association, How to Form and Maintain a Nonprofit in Washington StateRegistering Trade Names and Trademarks2001
Washington JournalWho Owns Custom Software1995
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
University of CaliforniaN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1983
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Health Care Law & the Emerging Law of Mental HealthData Security for Health Information2015
Institute for Supply Management ConferenceRisk Management and Compliance Issues2012
Institute for Supply Management ConferenceContracting and Negotiation2012
CLEFrom On Site to Outsourcing to Cloud: Seeking Success in Service Agreements2012
CLEOpportunities and Risks in Cloud Computing2012
Corporate Divisional MeetingManaging the Mess: Best Practices for the E-Docs Challenge2010
CLEStarting Out Smart: Growing Your Tech Business On A Shoestring2010
Annual ConventionWhat Every In-House Counsel Needs to Know About Open Source Software Licensing2008
Midyear ConferenceOpen Source Software2006
Tatum Partners BreakfastSome Practical IP Tips CFOs Should Know2005
The Association of Legal Professionals, Greater Seattle MeetingIntellectual Property Law for the Non-Specialist2005
Western Pension and Benefits Conference Annual MeetingOn-line Benefits and Privacy2002
Western Pension & Benefits Conference Seattle Chapter Spring SeminarHIPAA Security: Focusing on Fundamentals2002
Puget Sound Chapter of the American Marketing AssociationIP & Healthcare: What Do the Rules Mean to Marketers?2002
Twelfth Annual Seattle Conference on Computer LawWhere is it Safe to do Business on the Internet?2001
Western Pension & Benefits Conference Annual MeetingPrivacy and Benefits in an On-Line World2001
Washington Dental Service Focus on the Future SeminarLegal and Privacy Issues Related to the Internet and Health Care2000
University of Washington MBA ProgramLegal Issues in Internet Marketing1999
The Price Waterhouse General Counsel ForumThe Internet: Where Are We Now?1998
University of Washington MBA ProgramIntellectual Property Fundamentals for Software Entrepreneurs1998
American Bar Association Annual MeetingBusiness in Asia Meets the Electronic Age1997
The Cambridge Institute SeminarIntellectual Property Issues in Sales, Mergers, and Acquisitions1996
Cyberspace Commerce Seminar - Graham & James/Riddell WilliamsWeb Risks1996
University of Washington School of Communications“Intellectual Property Rights in the Information Age1995