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Alistair Chan

Alistair Chan

Patent Attorney

Bainbridge Island
Washington
Licensed in
Patent Bar, MN
University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School
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About
Alistair is a skilled IP Attorney with nearly 20 years of experience. He holds a PhD. in Aerospace Engineering and is registered with the USPTO. He has written and prosecuted hundreds of patent applications, as well as written freedom to operate and invalidity opinions. He is also an inventor with over 140 patents as a named inventor. He has helped numerous startup companies with their intellectual property strategy and needs. Alistair generally works with a variety of technologies including retail, mechanical, electronics, control systems, software, internet, wireless, etc.

His prior experiences were with a large national law firm, a small
… read more boutique IP firm and as in-house counsel.
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"Very knowledgeable and efficient lawyer that took my case on short notice and with a even shorter deadline. Whit being said, he had a way not having worried about it and completed it 2days prior to the deadline. Highly recommend!!!!"

File Utility Patent
Posted on Aug 3, 2018
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"Alistar is an experienced patent lawyer who really knows his stuff. He helped me get a stake in the ground with a provisional patent for my startup. I hope to work with Alistar again."

I have a handful of ideas based around my start up that I need to file PP's for quick!
Posted on May 1, 2018
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"Alistair is a very accomplished and competent attorney. I am an attorney myself, but have no training or experience in IP work. So, I hired Alistair to handle some design patent issues for me. His communication is excellent. He is very good at keeping his clients up to date on the progress of the work. He gave good advice and was very quick in fixing an issue and filing the documents. It is my intention to hire him again in the coming weeks. If you are fortunate enough to have Alistair bid on your job, you should hire him right away."

Design Patent - I need help answering an Office Action
Posted on May 1, 2018

Work History

Intellectual Ventures

Patent Counsel

May 2018 - Present

Provide Patent Counselling and Portfolio Management for a large portfolio. Help generate startup company opportunities based on technology from the portfolio.

May 2018 - Present

Kagan & Binder

Patent Attorney

Mar 2005 - May 2006

Senior Associate Patent Attorney. Responsible for client managament and patent prosecution.

Mar 2005 - May 2006

Foley & Lardner

Associate Patent Attorney

Jun 1998 - Feb 2005

Patent Prosecution and client interface.

Jun 1998 - Feb 2005

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