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Klarquist Receives Top Tier Ranking from Chambers USA

Klarquist has received a top tier ranking from Chambers USA for 2017. Klarquist is recognized as one of two top tier intellectual property law firms in Oregon. In addition, three Klarquist attorneys, Scott E. Davis, William D. Noonan, M.D., and John D. Vandenberg, received individual recognition for intellectual property. Sources say: “You feel safe when a […]

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27-Year Expansive Patent Venue Reign Ends

The Supreme Court ruled 8-0 that a domestic corporation’s residence — for purposes of the special federal “venue” statute governing where parties may be sued for patent infringement — is only its State of incorporation. The Court had so ruled 60 years ago, but the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit later ruled in […]

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Klarquist Obtains Summary Judgment Win for SunModo in Patent Infringement Suit

SunModo Corporation prevailed on summary judgment in a patent infringement suit brought by D Three Enterprises. D Three had alleged infringement of three patents relating to roof mount assemblies that can be used for solar panels. Klarquist argued invalidity of all of the 30+ asserted claims. On March 15, Judge Craig B. Shaffer ruled that […]

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Attorneys Ryan Andexer Farmer and Justin Foster Join Klarquist

Klarquist Sparkman is pleased to announce that attorneys Ryan Andexer Farmer and Justin Foster have joined the firm. Mr. Farmer focuses his practice on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications. Prior to joining Klarquist, he practiced civil litigation and was a software engineer specializing in database development, GUIs, and technology related to business logic […]

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Klarquist Files Amici Brief in Supreme Court TC Heartland Case on Patent Venue Law

Klarquist recently filed an amici brief on behalf of four of the country’s most prominent financial services member organizations in a Supreme Court case involving patent venue law that will be argued this spring. The organizations are asking the Supreme Court to follow its longstanding precedent limiting where patent suits may be filed and reject […]

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Lauer Quoted in Law360 Article Regarding AIA Estoppel Provision

Klarquist Partner Deakin Lauer was quoted in a January 26 Law360 article titled “AIA Estoppel Provision Not As Restricted As Many Expected.” The article discussed the America Invents Act’s inter partes review estoppel provision, which limits arguments to those seeking to invalidate patent claims that can be raised following PTAB review. The estoppel provision was […]

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Attorney Sarah Jelsema Joins Klarquist

Klarquist Sparkman is pleased to announce that attorney Sarah E. Jelsema has joined the firm. Sarah focuses her practice on litigation involving patents, trademarks, and trade secrets. She also does some patent prosecution. Prior to joining Klarquist, she was a law clerk at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, which hears appeals […]

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U.S. News and Best Lawyers Rank Klarquist Among Nation’s Top Law Firms for 2017

Klarquist Sparkman, LLP was recognized as one of the nation’s “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News and Best Lawyers in its 2017 “Best Law Firms” survey. Klarquist received metropolitan first-tier rankings in the following practice areas:  Litigation – Intellectual Property; Litigation – Patent; Patent Law; and Trademark Law. The rankings are based on an evaluation process […]

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