People

Klarquist’s professional staff of attorneys and patent agents hail from diverse backgrounds, and have deep and broad legal and industry experience.

Practice Areas
Technology
Positions
Patrick M. Bible

Patrick M. Bible

Partner

Practice Areas:

Intellectual Property Counseling, Patents: Design, International and Utility, Post-Grant USPTO Proceedings

Steven Burgess, Ph.D.

Steven Burgess, Ph.D.

Patent Agent

Practice Areas:

Patents: Utility

Lisa M. Caldwell

Lisa M. Caldwell

Partner

Practice Areas:

Intellectual Property Counseling, Licensing and Technology Transfer, Outsourced "In-House" IP Counsel, Patents: Design, International and Utility, Startups & Emerging Businesses, Trademarks

J. Christopher Carraway

J. Christopher Carraway

Partner

Practice Areas:

Litigation, Outsourced "In-House" IP Counsel, Trademarks

Patrick C. Cesarano

Patrick C. Cesarano

Patent Agent

Practice Areas:

Patents: International and Utility

Kristin L. Cleveland

Kristin L. Cleveland

Partner

Practice Areas:

Litigation

Jodi L. Connolly, Ph.D.

Jodi L. Connolly, Ph.D.

Patent Agent

Practice Areas:

Patents: International and Utility

Robert T. Cruzen

Robert T. Cruzen

Partner

Practice Areas:

Litigation, Trade Secrets

Scott E. Davis

Scott E. Davis

Partner

Practice Areas:

Litigation, Outsourced "In-House" IP Counsel, Startups & Emerging Businesses, Trade Secrets

Liliana Di Nola-Baron, Ph.D.

Liliana Di Nola-Baron, Ph.D.

Associate

Practice Areas:

Patents, Intellectual Property Counseling

Christopher S. Duncan

Christopher S. Duncan

Associate

Practice Areas:

Patents

Sandon M. Duncan

Sandon M. Duncan

Partner

Practice Areas:

Intellectual Property Counseling, Licensing and Technology Transfer, Litigation, Patents: Design, International and Utility, Post-Grant USPTO Proceedings, Trademarks

Ryan Andexer Farmer

Ryan Andexer Farmer

Associate

Practice Areas:

Intellectual Property Counseling, Litigation, Patents: Design, International and Utility

Justin Foster

Justin Foster

Associate

Practice Areas:

Intellectual Property Counseling, Litigation, Patents: Design, International and Utility, Post-Grant and USPTO Proceedings

Gillian Gardner

Gillian Gardner

Patent Agent

Practice Areas:

Patents: International and Utility

James E. Geringer

James E. Geringer

Partner

Practice Areas:

Litigation, Copyrights, Domain Disputes, Intellectual Property Counseling, Licensing and Technology Transfer, Trademarks, Trade Secrets

Michael P. Girard

Michael P. Girard

Partner

Practice Areas:

Intellectual Property Counseling, Licensing and Technology Transfer, Outsourced "In-House" IP Counsel, Patents: Design, International and Utility, Startup & Emerging Businesses, Trademarks

Susan W. Graf, Ph.D.

Susan W. Graf, Ph.D.

Associate

Practice Areas:

Intellectual Property Counseling, Patents: International and Utility, Trademarks

Carsten C. Grellmann

Carsten C. Grellmann

Associate

Practice Areas:

Litigation, Patents: Design, International and Utility, Post-Grant USPTO Proceedings

Jeffrey B. Haendler

Jeffrey B. Haendler

Partner

Practice Areas:

Intellectual Property Counseling, Licensing and Technology Transfer, Patents: Design, International and Utility, Startups & Emerging Businesses, Trademarks

Klaus H. Hamm

Klaus H. Hamm

Partner

Practice Areas:

Litigation, Trade Secrets

Kevin M. Hayes

Kevin M. Hayes

Partner

Practice Areas:

Copyrights, Domain Disputes, Intellectual Property Counseling, Licensing and Technology Transfer, Litigation, Patents: Design, International and Utility, Trademarks

Ryan A. Heck, Ph.D.*

Ryan A. Heck, Ph.D.*

Associate

Practice Areas:

Intellectual Property Counseling, Licensing & Technology Transfer, Patents: Design, International and Utility, Trademarks

Joseph T. Jakubek

Joseph T. Jakubek

Partner

Practice Areas:

Copyrights, Intellectual Property Counseling, Licensing and Technology Transfer, Litigation, Outsourced "In-House" IP Counsel, Patents: Design, International and Utility, Post-Grant USPTO Proceedings, Startups & Emerging Businesses

Sarah E. Jelsema

Sarah E. Jelsema

Associate

Practice Areas:

Copyrights, Intellectual Property Counseling, Litigation, Patents: Design, International, Plant, and Utility, Trademarks, Trade Secrets

Brandon J. Johnson

Brandon J. Johnson

Associate

Practice Areas:

Copyrights, Patents, Post-Grant USPTO Proceedings, Trademarks

Alexa M. Johnson

Alexa M. Johnson

Associate

Practice Areas:

Patents: Design and Utility

Cory A. Jones

Cory A. Jones

Partner

Practice Areas:

Patents: Utility, Post-Grant USPTO Proceedings

Michael D. Jones, Ph.D.

Michael D. Jones, Ph.D.

Partner

Practice Areas:

Intellectual Property Counseling, Licensing and Technology Transfer, Litigation, Patents: Design, International and Utility, Trademarks

Ramon A. Klitzke II

Ramon A. Klitzke II

Partner

Practice Areas:

Copyrights, Intellectual Property Counseling, Licensing and Technology Transfer, Litigation, Outsourced "In-House" IP Counsel, Patents: Design, International and Utility, Startups & Emerging Businesses, Trademarks

Deakin T. Lauer

Deakin T. Lauer

Partner

Practice Areas:

Intellectual Property Counseling, Licensing and Technology Transfer, Litigation, Outsourced "In-House" IP Counsel, Patents: Design, International and Utility, Post-Grant USPTO Proceedings, Startups & Emerging Businesses, Trademarks, Copyrights

Jie Lian, Ph.D.

Jie Lian, Ph.D.

Patent Agent

Practice Areas:

Patents: Design, International, and Utility

Salumeh R. Loesch

Salumeh R. Loesch

Of Counsel

Practice Areas:

Litigation, Trademarks, Copyrights, Trade Secrets

Jeffrey S. Love

Jeffrey S. Love

Partner

Practice Areas:

Litigation, Outsourced "In-House" IP Counsel, Startups & Emerging Businesses, Trade Secrets

John M. Lunsford

John M. Lunsford

Associate

Practice Areas:

Patents: Design and Utility, Startups & Emerging Businesses

Andrew M. Mason

Andrew M. Mason

Partner

Practice Areas:

Intellectual Property Counseling, Litigation, Outsourced "In-House" IP Counsel, Patents: Design, International and Utility, Post-Grant USPTO Proceedings, Startups & Emerging Businesses

Gregory L. Maurer

Gregory L. Maurer

Partner

Practice Areas:

Domain Disputes, Intellectual Property Counseling, Patents: Design, International and Utility

Ethan A. McGrath

Ethan A. McGrath

Associate

Practice Areas:

Intellectual Property Counseling, Licensing & Technology Transfer, Patents, Trademarks

Karl G. Meier

Karl G. Meier

Associate

Practice Areas:

Patents

Lauren E. Mitchell, Ph.D.

Lauren E. Mitchell, Ph.D.

Associate

Practice Areas:

Intellectual Property Counseling, Patents

William D. Noonan, M.D.

William D. Noonan, M.D.

Partner

Practice Areas:

Intellectual Property Counseling, Licensing and Technology Transfer, Patents: International and Utility, Trademarks

David P. Petersen

David P. Petersen

Partner

Practice Areas:

Copyrights, Intellectual Property Counseling, Licensing and Technology Transfer, Patents: Design, International, Plant and Utility, Post-Grant USPTO Proceedings, Trademarks

Richard J. Polley

Richard J. Polley

Partner

Practice Areas:

Copyrights, Intellectual Property Counseling, Licensing and Technology Transfer, Patents: Design, International and Utility, Trademarks

Kyle B. Rinehart

Kyle B. Rinehart

Partner

Practice Areas:

Intellectual Property Counseling, Licensing and Technology Transfer, Litigation, Patents: International and Utility, Post-Grant USPTO Proceedings

Rajeev Rohatgi, Ph.D.

Rajeev Rohatgi, Ph.D.

Patent Agent

Practice Areas:

Patents

Wayne W. Rupert

Wayne W. Rupert

Partner

Practice Areas:

Intellectual Property Counseling, Licensing and Technology Transfer, Outsourced "In-House" IP Counsel, Patents: International and Utility, Startups & Emerging Businesses

Sheree L. Rybak, Ph.D.

Sheree L. Rybak, Ph.D.

Partner

Practice Areas:

Intellectual Property Counseling, Licensing and Technology Transfer, Patents: Design, International, Plant and Utility, Trademarks

Johanna P. Schwartz, Ph.D.

Johanna P. Schwartz, Ph.D.

Associate

Practice Areas:

Patents

Gregory K. Scott, Ph.D.

Gregory K. Scott, Ph.D.

Associate

Practice Areas:

Patents: Design and Utility

Robert F. Scotti

Robert F. Scotti

Partner

Practice Areas:

Intellectual Property Counseling, Patents: Design, International and Utility

Todd M. Siegel

Todd M. Siegel

Partner

Practice Areas:

Intellectual Property Counseling, Licensing and Technology Transfer, Litigation, Outsourced "In-House" IP Counsel, Post-Grant USPTO Proceedings, Startups & Emerging Businesses, Trade Secrets

Susan Alpert Siegel, Ph.D.

Susan Alpert Siegel, Ph.D.

Patent Agent

Practice Areas:

Patents: International and Utility

Rachel M. Slade, Ph.D.*

Rachel M. Slade, Ph.D.*

Associate

Practice Areas:

Chemical, Life Sciences and Biotechnology, Medical Devices and Diagnostics, Patents: International and Utility

Stacey C. Slater

Stacey C. Slater

Partner

Practice Areas:

Copyrights, Intellectual Property Counseling, Patents: Design, International and Utility, Trademarks

Derrick W. Toddy

Derrick W. Toddy

Of Counsel

Practice Areas:

Intellectual Property Counseling, Litigation, Patents, Post-Grant USPTO Proceedings, Trademarks, Trade Secrets

John D. Vandenberg

John D. Vandenberg

Partner

Practice Areas:

Litigation, Post-Grant USPTO Proceedings

Mark W. Wilson

Mark W. Wilson

Partner

Practice Areas:

Intellectual Property Counseling, Patents, Litigation, Outsourced "In-House" IP Counsel, Post-Grant USPTO Proceedings, Startups & Emerging Businesses

Garth A. Winn

Garth A. Winn

Senior Counsel

Practice Areas:

Intellectual Property Counseling, Litigation, Patents, Post-Grant USPTO Proceedings

Peiling (Penny) Zhang, Ph.D.

Peiling (Penny) Zhang, Ph.D.

Patent Agent

Practice Areas:

Patents: Design, International, and Utility