IP Law – K&L Gates Continues Expansion of IP Practice with Addition of Seattle Partner

Seattle— LawFuel – Legal News – The Seattle office of K&L Gates LLP welcomes Allen J. Baden as a partner in the firm’s intellectual property practice. Baden joins K&L Gates from the Silicon Valley office of Kenyon & Kenyon LLP.

An experienced intellectual property lawyer and litigator, Baden advises emerging and mature companies across a wide range of industries, including extensive work with technology and consumer products clients in the establishment, enforcement and defense of their intellectual property rights. He has managed the portfolios of some of the largest companies in the internet commerce, computer and telecommunications fields, and has also provided counsel to a number of prominent Chinese companies.

Additionally, Baden has substantial experience in the areas of corporate asset acquisition and transfers, as well as the sale, acquisition and licensing of IP rights. He has litigated patent and trademark infringement, unfair competition, copyright and patent matters before U.S. district and appellate courts, the U.S. International Trade Commission, and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

“We are delighted to welcome Allen to K&L Gates,” said Robert B. Mitchell, Administrative Partner of K&L Gates’ Seattle office. “He brings a wealth of experience helping clients to identify and protect some of their most important assets: their trademarks, trade names, trade secrets, inventions, and copyrighted works.”

Peter J. Kalis, K&L Gates Chairman and Global Managing Partner, said: “With Allen’s arrival, K&L Gates adds an important dimension to our Seattle office and fortifies our leading firmwide intellectual property practice.”

K&L Gates comprises approximately 1,700 lawyers in 28 offices located in North America, Europe and Asia, and represents capital markets participants, entrepreneurs, growth and middle market companies, leading FORTUNE 100 and FTSE 100 global corporations and public sector entities. For more information, visit www.klgates.com.

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