Deakin T. Lauer


Portland Office



Deakin practices in all aspects of intellectual property law, with an emphasis on patent and trademark prosecution, and patent litigation. Deakin also has significant experience with post grant proceedings and has represented both patent owners and patent challengers in inter partes reviews and other reexamination proceedings.

Deakin represents a broad range of clients and industries, including mechanical and electromechanical devices, medical devices and related delivery systems, laboratory and diagnostic equipment, athletic equipment and apparel, aircraft and aviation systems, processes and manufacturing equipment, and consumer products. Before law school, he worked in Washington, D.C. as an engineer at a firm that provided engineering services involving the design of telecommunications networks and related FCC compliance requirements.

With more than 20 years of experience in intellectual property law and a deep understanding of a wide range of science and technology areas, Deakin delivers efficient and effective counseling on the issues that matter to his clients. Recognizing that not all clients are the same, his goal isn’t just to find solutions but to find the solution that best serves each client’s specific business needs.

Deakin joined Klarquist in 2008 as a lateral associate and became partner in 2011.

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