Klaus H. Hamm

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EDUCATION
  • J.D., cum laude, Harvard School of Law, 2001
  • B.A., cum laude in American Studies, Carleton College, 1995
BAR ADMISSIONS
  • Oregon, 2009
  • California, 2003
YEAR JOINED FIRM

2008


PRACTICE AREA OVERVIEW

Mr. Hamm’s practice focuses on intellectual property litigation. Mr. Hamm has experience litigating intellectual property disputes in the software, e-commerce, videoconferencing, semiconductor, and pharmaceutical industries. Mr. Hamm has represented clients in courts across the country, including California state courts, the Northern District of California, the Eastern and Northern Districts of Texas, the District of Oregon, the Southern District of New York, and the District of Delaware.

PRIOR PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Prior to joining the firm in 2008, Mr. Hamm was an associate at Keker & Van Nest LLP in San Francisco where he worked on matters including patent, trademark and trade secret litigation, legal malpractice defense, qui tam litigation, securities actions, and internal investigations. Before attending law school, Mr. Hamm worked for three years as a newspaper reporter for the Concord Monitor in New Hampshire.

JUDICIAL CLERKSHIP

Law clerk to the Honorable Marsha S. Berzon of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, San Francisco, CA, 2001 – 2002.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
  • Owen M. Panner American Inns of Court
  • Former member of the Judicial Screening Committee, Multnomah Bar Association