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Kevin D. Jablonski

Counsel to the Firm | Seattle | 206.223.7106 | jablonskik@lanepowell.com

Areas of Practice

Kevin Jablonski has a comprehensive intellectual property practice, which includes patent procurement, copyright and trademark. He is experienced in technology areas such as digital and wireless communication systems, computer memory architecture, analog and digital control circuits, microprocessors, digital signal processing, computer networking, microelectronic design, computer-related business methods, and interactive software and computer architecture solutions. In addition, Kevin has developed a technical focus in the audio arts and audio-related technologies. He also manages and performs (drums) with two Pacific Northwest bands: Whiskey Gaels, an Irish/Celtic band, and The Soul Proprietors, an 11-piece Motown soul band.

Professional Experience

  • Graybeal Jackson LLP
    • Partner (2008-2014)
    • Patent Attorney (2002-2003)
  • Jablonski Law Group, Patent Attorney (2003-2008)
  • Christensen O’Connor Johnson Kindness PLLC, Patent Agent (2000-2002)
  • Casne Engineering, Design Engineer (1998-2000)
  • Longview Fibre, Design Engineer (1996-1998)

Admitted to Practice

  • Washington
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Academics

  • Seattle University School of Law (J.D., 2002)
  • Gonzaga University (B.S., Electrical Engineering, 1996)
  • Art Institute of Seattle (A.A., Audio Production, 2007)

Practice Group and Specialty Team Memberships

  • FinTech
  • Intellectual Property and Technology
  • Startups and Emerging Companies

Publications

  • “IP 102: Filing for Federal Protection of Your Intellectual Property Rights,” Puget Sound Business Journal The Startup Journey: Idea to Exit Special Insert (October 2, 2015)
  • “Inventive Advantage: Many Question Patent Protection, but It Does Enable Job Creation,” Seattle Business magazine, Co-author (January 2015)
  • “An Approach to Year 2000 Compliance on a Millwide Basis,” Conference Record of Annual Pulp and Paper Industry Technical Conference, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (1998)

Speaking Engagements

  • “Patent Strategies for Startups,” Lane Powell’s Third Annual Startups and Emerging Companies Seminar, Co-presenter, Seattle (December 8, 2016)
  • Washington State Bar Corporate Counsel Section Quarterly Dinner, Panelist (November 10, 2016)
  • “Intellectual Property: Protecting Innovation Across the Technology Life Cycle,” 27th AeroMat Conference, Co-presenter (May 24, 2016)
  • “Legal Update — IP Law and Audio,” Audio Engineering Society, Pacific Northwest Chapter Event (April 22, 2015)
  • “Intellectual Property Issues in the Music Products Industry,” National Association of Music Merchant’s Annual Conference, Panelist (January 23, 2015)
  • “Audio Production and Intellectual Property Law,” Art Institute of Seattle Audio Production Program, Industry Survey Class (2006-Present)
  • “Legal Update in IP for Audio,” Audio Engineering Society, Pacific Northwest Chapter Event (2012)
  • “Patent and Copyright Law in the Audio Industry,” Audio Engineering Society, Pacific Northwest Chapter Event (2007)
  • “Year 2000 Compliance,” Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ Annual Pulp and Paper Industry Technical Conference (1998)

Professional and Community Activities

  • Board Member, Washington State Patent Law Association (2013-Present)
  • Member, Audio Engineering Society (2005-Present)
  • Associate Member, The Recording Academy (The Grammys) (2005-Present)
  • Member, Washington State Bar Association (2003-Present)
  • Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association (2002-Present)
  • Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (1993-2002)

Kevin D. Jablonski

Counsel to the Firm | Seattle | 206.223.7106 | jablonskik@lanepowell.com

Date
10.07.2014