Adam’s practice focuses on patent litigation and prosecution and has covered technologies relating to downhole drilling, synthetic diamond manufacturing, medical devices, consumer products, and sensors.
Adam graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Brigham Young University, where he led a team in developing a portable cooling device for the Air Force Research Laboratory. While at the University of Chicago Law School, he volunteered for the International Refugee Assistance Program and worked as a Spanish translator for the Comparative Constitutions Project.
Adam was a Summer Associate at Knobbe in 2017 before joining the firm in 2018.
Sidley Austin Prize for Excellence in Brief Writing in the Bigelow Moot Court Competition
Co-Authored, "High Court Could Deter 'Copyright Trolls' In H&M Case," which was published in Law360. (June 2021)
Co-author, The Supreme Court limits the scope of "full costs" in the Copyright Act fee-shifting provision, Knobbe Martens Firm Alert (March 2019)
- No Assembly, No Infringement – Federal Circuit Declines to Expand “Final Assembler” Theory of Direct Infringement
- A Standalone Obviousness Reference Must Be Enabling to Invalidate
- When Can the PTO Extend a Patent’s Term Due to Delay From an Appeal?
- Unconstitutionally Appointed Judges Cannot Decide Ex Parte Appeals
- Using the Intrinsic Record to Resolve Alice Step One
- A Litigation Position May Be Objectively Unreasonable Even If the Court Denies Summary Judgment