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Lane Powell Patent Group Adds Attorneys Santarelli and Jablonski

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Patent attorneys Kevin D. Jablonski and Bryan A. Santarelli have joined Lane Powell’s Seattle office in the growing Intellectual Property and Technology Practice Group. Both were formally with Graybeal Jackson LLP, a boutique firm focused on intellectual property law.

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, Jablonski 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. Jablonski received his J.D. from Seattle University School of Law, his B.S. in electrical engineering from Gonzaga University, and he also has an A.A. in audio production from Art Institute of Seattle.

Santarelli has an active intellectual property practice focusing on domestic and foreign representation in electrical, electronic, semiconductor, computer and mechanical patent matters, and in trademark and licensing matters. His patent work includes video compression and decompression (e.g., MPEG), disk drives, wireless communications (e.g., OFDM, MIMO-OFDM), semiconductor memories (e.g., DRAM, EPROM, EEPROM and SRAM), microprocessors, audio electronics, defibrillators, analog-to-digital (ADC) and digital-to-analog (DAC) converters, analog and digital circuits, and system stimulators. Santarelli has worked in several nationally known intellectual property firms, and worked as a law clerk in the patent department of Raytheon Company. Prior to beginning his legal career, Santarelli designed analog and digital circuits for the industrial products group of Polaroid Corporation, where he co-invented and patented a high-speed laser driver for medical printer applications. Santarelli received his J.D., cum laude, from Suffolk University Law School, and his B.S., magna cum laude, in electrical engineering from the University of New Hampshire.

With notable growth over the past year, Lane Powell’s intellectual property practice is one of the most comprehensive in the Pacific Northwest. The group includes attorneys with extensive experience in intellectual property strategy development; trial-experienced litigators; industry-leading patent prosecutors; and licensing and transactional attorneys who work with individuals, emerging businesses and multinational corporations.