Sarah E. Jelsema

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EDUCATION
  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 2011
  • B.S., Biology, Calvin College, 2008
BAR ADMISSIONS
  • Oregon, 2017
  • Utah, 2012
  • Michigan, 2011
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (Reg. No. 70,804)
YEAR JOINED FIRM

2016


PRACTICE AREA OVERVIEW

Ms. Jelsema’s practice focuses on intellectual property litigation.

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

Ms. Jelsema has litigated cases and prosecuted patents in a wide range of technical fields. Prior to law school, she studied biology and biochemistry.

PRIOR PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Parsons Behle & Latimer, Salt Lake City, UT
Litigation Associate | 2014 – 2015

Workman Nydegger, Salt Lake City, UT
Litigation Associate | 2011 – 2014

JUDICIAL CLERKSHIP

Law Clerk to Judge Jimmie V. Reyna of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 2015 – 2016.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
  • Member, Federal Circuit Bar Association, 2016 – current
  • Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association, 2016 – current
  • Member, Oregon Women Lawyers, 2016 – current
  • Member, Oregon Patent Law Association, 2016 – current
PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATION

“How Websites Can Reduce Their Copyright Infringement Liability for What Users Post,” 27 Utah Bar J. 6, 14–17, November/December 2014