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 a wide variety of intellectual property litigation, including patent, trade secret, copyright, trademark, and licensing disputes. He frequently leads litigation teams, and he has experience in all phases of litigation and in numerous technologies, including software, hardware, e-commerce, semiconductor, mechanical, and pharmaceutical. His clients range from the world’s most successful technology companies to startups. Mr. Hamm represents clients in federal courts across the country, particularly up and down the West Coast, in Texas, and in Delaware.

PRIOR PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Prior to joining the firm in 2008, Mr. Hamm was an associate at Keker & Van Nest LLP in San Francisco. 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
  • ABA Committee on Trade Secrets and Interferences with Contracts, Member
  • U.S. District Court of Oregon Historical Society, Board of Directors
  • Owen M. Panner American Inns of Court
  • Former member of the Judicial Screening Committee, Multnomah Bar Association