Knobbe Martens Announces New Partners for 2019

Knobbe Martens, one of the leading intellectual property law firms in the United States, is pleased to announce that eleven associates have been promoted to partner effective January 1, 2019. The new partners include Jessica Achtsam, Jeremy Anapol, Charlene Azema, Vikas Bhargava, Morgan Coates, Scott Cromar, Kendall Loebbaka, Jonathan Menkes, David Schmidt and Harnik Shukla based in the firm’s Orange County office, and Dan Fischer, based in the firm’s New York office.

The new partners’ practices cover all areas of intellectual property law including patent and trademark litigation, strategic patent, trademark and copyright portfolio management, licensing and enforcement strategies. The partners have diverse technical areas of expertise covering automotive, biotechnology, communications technology, fashion and apparel, financial services & business methods, food and beverage, entertainment, clean technologies, software and information technology, electronics and semiconductors, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and mechanical engineering.

About Knobbe Martens

Consistently ranked among the top intellectual property firms in the nation and worldwide, Knobbe Martens has close to 275 lawyers and scientists nationwide and dedicates its practice to all aspects of intellectual property and technology law, including litigation. Knobbe Martens serves a diverse group of clients from multinational corporations to emerging businesses of all stages. The firm is headquartered in Orange County, California, with offices in Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington, D.C., and enjoys an international reputation for excellence. More information about the firm can be found at

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