Sarah E. Jelsema*

Associate« back


EDUCATION
  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 2011
  • B.S., Biology, Calvin College, 2008
BAR ADMISSIONS
  • Michigan, 2011
  • Utah, 2012
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (Reg. No. 70,804)
  • *Not licensed in Oregon
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