SEATTLE, WA 98101-2393
Focus of Practice
Intellectual property litigation (patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, media); intellectual property licensing; commercial transactions
Stokes Lawrence, P.S. - Shareholder 2004-present; Associate, 2001-2004 White & Case LLP - Associate 1996-2001
State Trial and Appellate Courts: New York (1997), Washington (2002) Federal District and Appellate Courts: United States District Courts for the Southern District of New York, Eastern District of New York, Western District of Washington, Eastern District of Washington; Federal Circuit Court of Appeals; Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
Columbia University School of Law - J.D.; Executive Editor, Columbia Journal of Law and Social Problems; John M. Olin Fellowship in Law and Economics (1996) Georgetown University School of Foreign Service - B.S. (1992)
Board Member, Seattle Intellectual Property American Inn of Court Member, Federal Bar Association of the Western District of Washington; Trustee (2011 - 2012) Member, International Trademark Association Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association Member, Intellectual Property Section of the Washington State Bar Association Advertising and Commercial Speech Committee, Media Law Resource Center (2004-2012)
In the past 36 months I have obtained the following ADR training: Mediating the Litigated Case (Advanced mediation training through Pepperdine/Caruso School of Law) (37.5 hours, 2020); Impasse: Mediating in the Red Zone (American Arbitration Association) (1.5 hours, 2019); Covid 19 and Online Dispute Resolution (Washington State Bar Association)(1.5 hours, 2020) Before the last 36 months, I have participated in numerous ADR trainings, including through the American Bar Association, the American Intellectual Property Law Association, the Washington State Bar Association, and other CLE providers.
I have participated in scores of mediations as an attorney for a party, over the course of my career.
ADR Practice Areas
Business Litigation, Contracts, Corporations, Intellectual Property