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
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

Patrick C. Cesarano

Patrick C. Cesarano

Patent Agent

Practice Areas:

Patents: International and Utility

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

Gillian Gardner

Gillian Gardner

Patent Agent

Practice Areas:

Patents: International and Utility

Susan W. Graf, Ph.D.

Susan W. Graf, Ph.D.

Associate

Practice Areas:

Intellectual Property Counseling, Patents: International and Utility, Trademarks

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

Alexa M. Johnson

Alexa M. Johnson

Associate

Practice Areas:

Patents: Design and Utility

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

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

Richard J. Polley

Richard J. Polley

Partner

Practice Areas:

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

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

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