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ADR Neutral: Frank M Washko

Frank M Washko
5000 Abbey Way SE
Lacey, WA 98503
Tel: 415-545-8040

Focus of Practice

Patent litigation for both plaintiffs and defendants; patent licensing; intellectual property counseling and strategy development.

Legal Experience

2013 present, Tiburon Intellectual Property, PLLC; 2014 present, Saint Martins University; 2010 2013, Quinn, Emmanuel, Urquhart, and Sullivan, LLP; 2009 2010, Goodwin Procter, LLP; 2007 2009, Kirkland & Ellis, LLP; 2007, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP; 2006, Miles & Stockbridge, LLP; 2005, Justice Marilyn J. Kelly, Michigan Supreme Court.

Court Admissions

State of California; State of Washington; District of Columbia (Inactive); Oregon (Inactive); U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; Eastern District of Texas; Northern District of California; Eastern District of California; Central District of California; Southern District of California; Western District of Washington; District of Oregon; District Court for the District of Columbia; U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.


J.D., Georgetown University Law Center (2007); Ph.D. (Mechanical and Electrical Engineering), Wayne State University (2003); M.B.A., Wayne State University (2001); M.S. (Mechanical Engineering), Wayne State University (1995); B.S. (Mechanical Engineering), Wayne State University (1994).

Professional Associations

Washington State Bar Association; State Bar of California; Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE); American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME); Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE).

ADR Training

In the past 36 months, I have taken more than 15 hours of mediation training accredited by the Washington State Bar Association, including basic and advanced mediation training from: Upchurch Watson White & Max Mediation Group (7 hours, 2019); Lawline (6.25 hours, 2019); TRT (1.5 hours, 2018); the WSBA (1.5 hours, 2018).

ADR Experience

Yes, representing on behalf of parties.

ADR Practice Areas

Intellectual Property