Casey Fitzpatrick, a member at COJK, has extensive experience with patents covering a variety of technologies. He focuses his practice on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications; post-grant proceedings such as inter partes review (IPR) proceedings; and freedom-to-operate, patent infringement, and invalidity analysis in the context of litigation and opinions of counsel. Casey’s technical expertise covers a wide range of computing technologies, including automotive technologies, digital pen and signature software, communications software, digital video and audio codecs, digital photography and image processing, virtual and augmented reality systems, medical and healthcare applications, mapping and navigation software, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, cloud computing, wearable devices, digital projectors, e-commerce, and software development and testing tools. His experience extends to mechanical devices and manufacturing processes. Casey also assists clients with issues in other areas of intellectual property law, including trademark law and copyright law.

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  • Professional Experience

    • Christensen O'Connor Johnson Kindness PLLC
      Seattle, WA, 2012 - present
    • Klarquist Sparkman, LLP
      Portland, OR, 2001 - 2007, 2009 - 2012
  • Professional Affiliations

    • Washington State Patent Law Association
  • Presentations & Publications


    • "IP Basics: Considerations for Innovators - Patents," Christensen O'Connor Johnson Kindness; (Seattle, WA, November 2015).
    • "Protecting Your Intellectual Property – Patent Law Fundamentals," Christensen O'Connor Johnson Kindness; (Seattle, WA, November 2014).
    • "Protecting Your Intellectual Property," Northwest Entrepreneur Network; 
      (Seattle, WA, July 2013).



    • M.Sc., Computer Science, University College London, 2008
    • J.D., cum laude, University of Idaho, 1999
    • B.S., General Science (concentrations in Computer Science and Mathematics), University of Oregon, 1995

Bar & Court Admissions

    • United States Patent and Trademark Office
    • Oregon State Bar
    • Washington State Bar
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