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Klarquist Sparkman, LLP

Intellectual Property

3 ranked lawyersBand 1OregonUSA 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Frontrunners in the IP legal market undertaking an array of sophisticated matters, including complex prosecution and litigation cases concerning trademarks, patents and trade secrets. Also provides strategic guidance on portfolio management and advises on licensing and technology transfer transactions. Handles mandates across the country for clients from a number of industry sectors, including biochemistry, nanotechnology and software, as well as public sector bodies including the US Government. Notable practice relating to the misappropriation and illegal reproduction of patented and trademarked technology in the Asian market.

Strengths

"You can always depend on the firm to provide solid legal advice and creative lawyering when problems arise."

"It has a strong team for handling patent prosecution and patent litigation."

Work highlights

Klarquist Sparkman represented Siemens through its recently acquired subsidiary Mentor Graphics Corporation in seeking the invalidation of two patents claimed by Synopsys.

Notable practitioners

John Vandenberg receives high praise for his patent litigation expertise. He is particularly sought after for his proficiency in representing clients from the technology sector.
"John is a genius. He can quickly break down a complex case into its most salient facts and legal issues, and then explain those facts and legal issues in a manner that is both easily understood and persuasive.""John is an excellent lawyer who is very bright and professorial."

Lisa Caldwell is an experienced patent prosecution attorney with a background in life sciences and a strong knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry. She also handles trademark mandates.
"Lisa provides knowledgeable, valuable and clear guidance."

Scott Davis is a well-regarded intellectual property specialist who represents clients across a wide range of industries in federal court. He handles patent litigation for both plaintiffs and defendants.
"Scott Davis is a solid lawyer."

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Oregon

Intellectual Property


John D Vandenberg
Band 1
Lisa M. Caldwell
Band 4
Scott E Davis
Band 4