Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear Names Seven New Partners Firm Wide

Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear has announced the advancement of seven associates to partnership. The new partners are Yanna Bouris, Christian Fox, Curtis Huffmire, Eli Loots, Ryan Melnick, Philip Nelson and Christopher Ross.

"Our new partners will help us offer our clients the highest quality legal services," said Steven Nataupsky, the firm's managing partner. "I am confident that the new partners will continue to demonstrate a deep understanding of intellectual property law and how it advances our clients' business needs and objectives, and will provide them with the highest caliber of service."

Headquartered in Irvine, California with offices in San Diego, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Riverside, Seattle and Washington, D.C., Knobbe Martens represents clients in all areas of intellectual property law, including transactional and litigation practices. Clients include public and private companies at various stages of growth, from start-up to the Fortune 500 worldwide. The firm has been recognized in international surveys for excellence in all aspects of intellectual property law. The firm was ranked #1 for growth in patent litigation and in the top 10 for number of patent litigation cases in a nationwide survey conducted by IP Law 360. In addition, several members of the firm have been voted among the world's leading intellectual property lawyers. More information about the firm can be found at

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