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Overview

Introduction

Consistently ranked among the top intellectual property firms, Knobbe Martens is one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the United States. From patents to trademark to copyright to data privacy, Knobbe is an IP all-star. Knobbe is also experienced in international IP matters. Among the industries the firm serves are biotechnology, block chain, clean tech, financial services, health care, media and entertainment, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, software and information technology, and more.

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Featured Rankings

Best Law Firms for Intellectual Property...

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Base Salary

1st year: $180,000...


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Major Office Locations

Irvine, CA...

About the Firm

Knobbe Martens is a full-service intellectual property firm with an attorney roster that boasts a wealth of diverse backgrounds in science and engineering. Consistently ranked among the top intellectual property firms, Knobbe Martens handles everything from patent procurement to infringement litigation. With nearly 275 attorneys and scientists, the firm is one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the United States.

IP Connoisseurs

Founded in Orange County in 1962, Knobbe Martens now has four California offices and offices in Seattle; New York; and Washington, DC. It gained national prominence in 1995 when founding partner Don Martens became president of the American Intellectual Property Law Association. The firm grew to 50 partners by the turn of the millennium. By 2003,...

Why Work Here


Diversity at Knobbe Martens

"Diversity is a Priority for Knobbe Martens: From the day our firm was founded, we have been committed to creating and fostering a dynamic and diverse workplace. It's a commitment that has yielded real and meaningful results. Today we are one of the top 15 most diverse firms in the nation, in the top 5 among mid-sized firms for the highest percentage of minority partners and non-partner attorneys, and among the top 10 in the same category for the highest percentage of minority equity partners in the U.S. We are also number one..."

Practice Area Q&A’s


Brian Flynn

Partner

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Nicole Townes

Partner

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Shannon Lam

Partner

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Mark Metzke & David Grant

Partner & Associate

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