Knobbe Martens Announces New Partners for 2020

Knobbe Martens, one of the leading intellectual property law firms in the United States, is pleased to announce that eight associates have been promoted to partner effective January 1, 2020. The new partners include Justin Gillett and Chang Lim, based in the firm’s Orange County office, Hans Mayer and Jessica Sganga based in the Los Angeles office, Tom Cowan and Loni Morrow, based in the San Diego office, Kyu Min, Ph.D., based in the San Francisco office, and Devanie DuFour, based in the firm’s Washington D.C. office.

The new partners’ practices cover all areas of intellectual property law including patent and trademark litigation, strategic patent, cybersecurity and data privacy, trademark and copyright portfolio management, licensing and enforcement strategies. The partners have diverse technical areas of expertise covering aerospace, automotive, biotechnology, fashion and apparel, entertainment, clean technologies, software and information technology, electronics and semiconductors, nanotechnology, medical devices, and pharmaceuticals.

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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