Justin Foster

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EDUCATION
  • J.D., Northwestern University Law School, 2007
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign, 2002
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign, 2000
BAR ADMISSIONS
  • Oregon, 2014
  • Illinois, 2007
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
YEAR JOINED FIRM

2017


PRACTICE AREA OVERVIEW

Mr. Foster’s practice focuses on intellectual property litigation, as well as the preparation and prosecution of patent applications.

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

Mr. Foster specializes in electrical- and computer science-related technologies, including signal processing, optics, systems integration, and software development. Prior to joining Klarquist in 2017, Mr. Foster served as General Counsel to an engineering research and development firm, where he drafted patent applications, drafted and negotiated intellectual property licenses and technology agreements, and addressed various legal issues. Mr. Foster has prosecuted patents both as an attorney and as a patent examiner for the United States Patent & Trademark Office. Additionally, he has experience representing clients in personal and corporate bankruptcy proceedings and providing debt restructuring consultation.

PRIOR PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Stardust Materials
General Counsel | 2013 – 2017

Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman
Attorney | 2012 – 2013

Foster & Smith
Bankruptcy Attorney | 2007 – 2012

United States Patent & Trademark Office
Patent Examiner | 2003 – 2004