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Jeffrey S. Marlink joined the Law Office of Michelle Vlach-Ing as an associate in 2013. Since graduating from Willamette University College of Law, he has joined the Oregon State Bar and has been registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Jeffrey attended Portland State University where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering. He gained experience in a professional environment completing his senior project at Intel Corporation performing arc flash analysis of Intel’s Ronler Acres Campus.

Jeffrey earned his Juris Doctorate in 2012 from Willamette University College of Law. While at Willamette, he focused his studies on intellectual property and business law, earning Best Paper awards in Patent Law and Business Law: Case Studies classes. He also wrote for Willamette Law Online’s Intellectual Property section and gained work experience in Willamette’s business clinic and as a extern for the Law Office of Michelle Vlach-Ing.

Prior to attending law school, Jeffrey worked as a Staff Engineer for Anthro Corporation in Tualatin, Oregon. At Anthro Corporation, he worked as part of a team designing and testing electrical products, in addition to drafting user manuals for customers and technical documents for production.

Area of Practice:
Jeffrey’s practice focuses on prosecution of patents, trademarks and copyright protection. He takes pride in working with businesses to identify and support strategies that will help achieve the goals of the client.


Practice areas


  1. Intellectual Property: 90%
    3 years
  2. Patent Application: 10%
    4 years



Hourly ($125-250/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
High Paper - Patent LawWillamette University College of Law2011
High Paper - Business Lawyering: Case StudiesWillamette University College of Law2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Patent AssociateLaw Office of Michelle Vlach-Ing2013 - Present
Patent AttorneyMarlink Law Firm2013 - 2013
Law ClerkLaw Office of Michelle Vlach-Ing2012 - 2013
ExternLaw Office of Michelle-Vlach Ing2012 - 2012
Business Clinic StudentClinical Law Program Willamette University College Of Law2011 - 2011
Staff Engineer 1Anthro Corporation2005 - 2009
Senior Design Team MemberIntel Corporation2004 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
United States Patent and Trademark OfficeRegistered Patent Attorney2013 - Present
American Bar Association, Business Law SectionMember2012 - Present
American Bar Association, Intellectual Property SectionMember2012 - Present
Oregon State Bar, Intellectual Property SectionMember2012 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Willamette University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2012
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
MCBA CLE - July 9, 2013Hidden Copyright Issues: Discovering Copyright Law in General Transactions2013