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Makiko Coffland

Attorney | Seattle | 206.223.7047 | cofflandm@lanepowell.com

Areas of Practice

Makiko Coffland focuses her practice on intellectual property and technology law. She advises and represents clients in patent, trademark, copyright and contractual matters, including negotiation, enforcement and defense. Makiko is a registered patent attorney with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and has experience securing patents in the bio-tech, software and electronics industries, among others. She has also worked on antitrust litigation representing Japanese companies.

Professional Experience

  • Cascadia Intellectual Property, Patent Attorney (2012-2015)
  • Dorsey & Whitney, Contract Attorney (2011-2012)
  • EpiMed, LLC, IP Landscape Analyst / Japanese Export Control Law Reviewer (2010-2011)
  • Japan Patent Office, Invention Analyst for Patent Examination (2004-2005)
  • Ebara Research Co., Ltd., Researcher (2001-2004)

Admitted to Practice

  • Washington
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Academics

  • University of Idaho College of Law (J.D., 2010)
  • Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology (M.S., Aquatic Biosciences, 2001)
  • Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology (B.S., Aquatic Biosciences, 1999)

Practice Group and Specialty Team Memberships

  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation
  • Antitrust and Trade Regulation
  • FinTech
  • Food, Beverage and Hospitality
  • Startups and Emerging Companies

Professional and Community Activities

  • Member, Japan-America Society of the State of Washington
  • Member, Asian Bar Association of Washington
  • Member, King County Bar Association
    • Volunteer Attorney, Neighborhood Legal Clinic

Languages

  • Japanese

Makiko Coffland

Attorney | Seattle | 206.223.7047 | cofflandm@lanepowell.com

Date
07.21.2015