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Knobbe Martens Announces New Partners for 2018

Thursday, January 4, 2018
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Knobbe Martens, one of the leading intellectual property law firms in the United States, is pleased to announce that thirteen associates have been promoted to partner effective January 1, 2018.  The new partners include Damien Howard, Shannon Lam, Vladimir Lozan, Jacob Peterson and Nicole Townes based in the firm’s Orange County office, Heungsoo Choi, Jane Dai, Ph.D., Lauren Hockett and Peter Law based in the San Diego office, Christie Matthaei based in the Seattle office, Mark Metzke, Ph.D., based in the Washington DC office and Scott Siera, Ph.D., and Paul Stellman based in the firm’s San Francisco office.

The new partners’ practices cover all areas of intellectual property law including patent and trademark litigation, strategic patent and trademark portfolio management, licensing and enforcement strategies. The partners have diverse technical areas of expertise covering automotive, transportation & power sports technologies, green technologies, software and information technology, electronics and semiconductors, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, chemistry, consumer products and mechanical engineering. 

About Knobbe Martens

With over 275 lawyers and scientists nationwide, Knobbe Martens dedicates its practice to all aspects of intellectual property law including litigation.  Consistently ranked among the top intellectual property firms worldwide, Knobbe Martens serves a diverse group of clients from multinational corporations to emerging businesses of all stages.  Headquartered in Orange County, California, Knobbe Martens also has offices in Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Seattle and Washington, D.C.  More information about the firm can be found at www.knobbe.com.

 

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Nicholas Gaffney 415-732-7801

Meet the Knobbe Martens Attorneys

Damien Howard advises on strategic patent procurement for domestic and international clients involved in the electronics, medical devices, and software industries.  Damien is also...
With a background in engineering, Shannon Lam is consistently able to create efficiency, precision and innovation in her intellectual property law practice. She advises individuals,...
Vladimir Lozan represents clients in the US and internationally in a variety of intellectual property law matters including preparation and prosecution of (utility and design) patent...
Jacob Peterson is a partner in our Seattle office.  His practice includes several areas of intellectual property law, including patent prosecution and litigation, with an emphasis on...
Nicole Rossi Townes has experience in trademark and trade dress counseling and litigation, copyright counseling and litigation, licensing counseling and litigation, false advertising...
Heungsoo is a partner in our San Diego Office.  He has over 17 years of experience in U.S. IP laws and over 4 years of experience in Korean patent law in various technologies...
*/ An expert in complex chemistry, Jane advises clients in life sciences, with a particular focus on small molecule pharmaceuticals. She has a deep understanding of the entire...
Lauren Hockett helps her clients protect their innovations through U.S. and international IP strategy development, patent preparation, and patent prosecution. Lauren specializes in...
Peter Law is a Partner in the firm's San Diego office. Peter has a degree in Chemical Engineering from Brigham Young University, and worked as a nuclear engineer for Lockheed Martin...
Christie Matthaei represents various clients in all aspects of intellectual property disputes, with a focus on patent litigation. She also counsels clients on pre-litigation matters,...
Mark A. Metzke is a partner in our Washington D.C. office. He practices intellectual property law, with an emphasis in patent prosecution and litigation in the chemical and life...
Scott Siera's practice focuses on patent prosecution in the biotechnology space. Scott assists small and large companies with patent prosecution, and counseling on related to issues...
Paul Stellman is a Partner in the San Francisco office. His practice focuses on all aspects of IP strategy, patent prosecution and litigation. He works with clients in a variety of...
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