Knobbe/Martens: Intellectual Property Law
Yanna S. Bouris
I enjoy maximizing my clients' chances of winning by identifying issues early and proposing creative solutions.

Yanna S. Bouris


At a Glance

  • J.D. Stanford Law School
  • B.A. Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California - Berkeley

  • State Bar of California
  • U.S. District Court - Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of California

Professional Profile 

Yanna S. Bouris is a partner in our Los Angeles office.  Ms. Bouris represents clients in all areas of intellectual property law, including patents, trademarks, copyrights and unfair competition.  Ms. Bouris has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in litigation matters involving diverse technologies, including medical devices, biotechnology, and computer networking.  Ms. Bouris has also handled the damages case of several high-stakes patent litigation matters.

Prior to attending Stanford Law School, Ms. Bouris worked in the biotechnology industry in the areas of genetics, real-time PCR, and HIV diagnostics at Life Technologies, Inc., Calytpe Biomedical and the Joslin Diabetes Center at Harvard Medical School.

Ms. Bouris joined the firm in 2003 and became partner in 2009.


  • Stanford Law School (J.D. 2003)
  • University of California - Berkeley (B.A. Molecular and Cell Biology 1995), highest honors
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