Karl G. Meier

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EDUCATION
  • J.D., cum laude, Lewis and Clark Law School, 2013
  • Computer Science graduate work, University of Washington, 2007
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Colorado, 1996
  • B.S. with Honors in Electrical Engineering, University of Wyoming, 1992
BAR ADMISSIONS
  • Oregon, 2013
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (Reg. No. 66,964)
YEAR JOINED FIRM

2013

 


PRACTICE AREA OVERVIEW

Mr. Meier’s practice focuses on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications. His practice also includes client counseling and analysis regarding licensing and patentability, patent infringement, and invalidity.

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

Mr. Meier has extensive industry experience developing computer architectures and integrated circuit designs for applications including embedded and reconfigurable computers, networking, storage, and liquid crystal display technologies. His technical expertise focuses on computer hardware-, software-, and electrical engineering-related technologies. He also has experience prosecuting patents in the mechanical, optical, and business method arts.

PRIOR PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Meier worked as a computer hardware engineer at various large companies and start-ups including: Hewlett-Packard Company, STMicroeletronics, StarGen Inc., and Ambric Inc. He worked at Rockwell International, Cyrix Corporation, and Microsoft Research as an intern. Mr. Meier also held research and teaching assistant positions at the University of Washington and the University of Colorado. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Meier worked as a law clerk at Mentor Graphics Corporation, Stoel Rives LLP, and Alleman Hall McCoy Russell & Tuttle LLP.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
  • Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
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