Karl G. Meier


Portland Office



Karl’s practice focuses on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications. His practice also includes client counseling and analysis regarding licensing and patentability, patent infringement, and invalidity.

Karl has extensive industry experience developing computer architectures and integrated circuit designs for applications including embedded and reconfigurable computers, networking, storage, and liquid crystal display technologies. His technical expertise focuses on computer hardware-, software-, and electrical engineering-related technologies.

Prior to attending law school, Karl worked as a computer hardware engineer at various large companies and start-ups including Hewlett-Packard, STMicroeletronics, StarGen, and Ambric. He worked at Rockwell International, Cyrix, and Microsoft Research as an intern. Karl also held research and teaching assistant positions at the University of Washington and the University of Colorado. Prior to joining Klarquist, Karl worked as a law clerk at Mentor Graphics, Stoel Rives, and Alleman Hall McCoy Russell & Tuttle.

Karl joined Klarquist as an associate in 2013.

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